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  • William Kent Krueger

    Multiple Anthony Award winner William Kent Krueger returns to Minnesota's North Woods country for another chilling entry in his Cork O'Connor series. In this thrilling mystery, former sheriff Cork O'Connor confronts the paranormal while investigating baffling murders. After 17-year-old Charlotte Kane-the beautiful, brilliant, and brooding daughter of a rich widower-disappears on a drunken New Years' Eve snowmobile ride, a raging blizzard soon snuffs out all search efforts. When her body is found during the spring thaw four months later, preliminary evidence implicates her ex-boyfriend-Ojibwe bad-boy, Solemn Winter Moon. But then a second Charlotte Kane turns up dead, and Cork isn't sure of...read more

  • David A. Mindell

    From drones to Mars rovers-an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future In Our Robots, Ourselves, David Mindell offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of robotics today, debunking commonly held myths and exploring the rapidly changing relationships between humans and machines. Drawing on firsthand experience, extensive interviews, and the latest research from MIT and elsewhere, Mindell takes us to extreme environments-high atmosphere, deep ocean, and outer space-to reveal where the most advanced robotics already exist. In these environments, scientists use...read more

  • David Roberts

    A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present. David Roberts, 'veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures' (Washington Post), has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. In Limits of the Known, he reflects on humanity's-and his own-relationship to extreme risk. Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense of why so many have committed their lives to the desperate pursuit of adventure. In the wake of his diagnosis with throat cancer, Roberts seeks answers with sharp new urgency. He explores his own lifelong commitment to adventuring, as well as the cultural...read more

  • C.J. Box

    Best-selling author C. J. Box-an Anthony and Macavity Award winner-earned starred reviews from both Publishers Weekly and Booklist for this exceptional mystery. Taking advantage of a legal loophole, a lawyer kills four people in Yellowstone National Park and walks away a free man. As the public outcry intensifies, the governor hires former game warden Joe Pickett to conduct a private...read more

  • C.J. Box

    C. J. Box has won a host of awards, including the Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry. In Plain Sight sees game warden Joe Pickett's life take a turn for the worse after millionaire Opal Scarlett goes missing. As Pickett discovers more and more disturbing truths, it becomes clear that someone wants the dogged game warden to keep his nose out of the...read more

  • C.J. Box

    C. J. Box's best-selling Joe Pickett novels have earned him a spot on every serious suspense fan's shortlist of favorites. The tightly constructed Out of Range brings game warden Joe to a new, remote beat in Wyoming's vast countryside to investigate the suspicious death of the previous warden. '. if anything, Box is getting better. Recommended for practically everybody.' -Booklist, starred...read more

  • C.J. Box

    It's elk season in the Rockies, but this year one hunter is stalking a different kind of prey. When the call comes in on the radio, Joe Pickett can hardly believe his ears: game wardens have found a hunter dead at a camp in the mountains - strung up, gutted, skinned, and beheaded, as if he were the elk he'd been pursuing. A spent cartridge and a poker chip lie next to his body. Ripples of horror spread through the community, and with a possibly psychotic killer on the loose, Governor Rulon is forced to end hunting season early for the first time in state history - outraging hunters and potentially crippling the state's income from the loss of hunting license revenue. But when the brutal...read more

  • Philip Dray

    Award-winning author Philip Dray delves into the lesser-known side of an American icon in Stealing God's Thunder. Benjamin Franklin, more often viewed as a statesman and founding father than as a man of science, challenged religion, science, and reason with his inventions. But in a time when everything was blamed on sin, it was the lightning rod- Franklin's attempt to control the heavens-that caused the greatest...read more

  • C.J. Box

    New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box's Below Zero is the 9th novel featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. The telephone calls from her stepdaughter April send chills down the spine of Joe's daughter Sherry. Wasn't April murdered six years ago in a bloody massacre? Wondering how this youthful caller knows details only April could know, Sherry becomes confused while Joe grows suspicious. Is the caller April-or are Joe and his family victims of a cruel...read more

  • William Kent Krueger

    Anthony Award-winning author William Kent Krueger crafts this riveting tale about a small Minnesota town's ex-sheriff who is having trouble retiring his badge. Cork O'Connor loses his job after being blamed for a tragedy on the local Anishinaabe Indian reservation. But he must set aside his personal demons when a young boy goes missing on the same day a judge commits suicide-and no one but O'Connor suspects foul...read more

  • William Kent Krueger

    Drawing strong comparisons to the work of James Lee Burke and Tony Hillerman, William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor mysteries never fail to please fans. Here Cork joins the search for a country-western singer who has disappeared in the wilderness along the American/Canadian border. 'Krueger's writing, strong and bold yet with the mature mark of restraint, pulls this exciting search-and-rescue mission through with a hard yank.'-Publishers...read more

  • C.J. Box

    Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Award winner C. J. Box crafts the 10th explosive entryfrom his acclaimed Joe Pickett series. When bizarre incidents start piling up, including the disappearance of afemale runner, Joe heads into the mountains near Baggs, Wyoming, to investigate. It doesn't take long before therugged game warden wishes he hadn't bothered. '. an intense story . Highly recommendedLibrary...read more

  • C.J. Box

    New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box delivers a novel starring Joe Pickett's sidekick, fan-favorite Nate Romanowski. In Force of Nature, trouble comes calling from Nate's past in the Special Forces, and the colleague he once called friend won't stop until those who know a deadly secret are silenced. Everyone close to Nate is at risk, including Joe and his family. To save them, Nate will have to convince law-abiding Joe to finally break a few rules along the...read more

  • William Kent Krueger

    New York Times best-selling author William Kent Krueger has won numerous accolades for his books, including the Anthony Award for Best First Novel. InTrickster's Point, the 12th suspenseful installment in Krueger's Cork O' Connor series, Cork is framed for the murder of Minnesota's first Native American governor-elect, Jubal Little. As Cork fights to clear his name and uncover the truth, he discovers that events from his own past may hold the key to the real killer's...read more

  • C.J. Box

    The recipient of Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity Awards, New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box has won almost every honor in his field. In Breaking Point, Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is glad to catch up with old friend Butch Roberson, but then the man goes missing and is named a suspect in the death of two EPA employees. All signs point to Butch's guilt, but the more Joe digs into the case, the more he realizes he's stepped into the middle of a deadly power...read more

  • C.J. Box

    In the third adventure in C. J. Box's engrossing series, Joe Pickett finds himself at the center of a confrontation between a special investigative team and a group of government-hating survivalists campedout on federal land. With the help of a mysterious stranger, Joe lays his life on the line to protect an innocent girl before a wave of violence surges over the Bighorn...read more

  • William Kent Krueger

    William Kent Krueger is a New York Times best-selling author whose popular Cork O'Connor mysteries display an 'intimate knowledge of Minnesota's northern reaches and respect for Native American life' (Publishers Weekly). In Tamarack County, former sheriff Cork O'Connor investigates the disappearance of a retired judge's wife--and discovers the bloody aftermath of a 20-year-old...read more

  • C.J. Box

    Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disappearances. And especially the persistent rumors that the man' s wealth comes from killing people. Joe Pickett, still officially a game warden but now mostly a troubleshooter for the governor, is assigned to find out what the truth is, but he discovers a lot more than he' d bargained for. There are two other men living up at that ranch. One is a stone-cold killer who takes an instant dislike to Joe. The other is new-- but Joe knows him all too well. The first man doesn' t frighten...read more

  • C.J. Box

    From C. J. Box, the New York Times -bestselling author of the Joe Pickett novels, comes a thrilling book of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well-- and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there. Over the course of eighteen books, C. J. Box has been consistently hailed for his brilliant storytelling and extraordinary skills at creating character, suspense, and a deep sense of place. All of those strengths are in the ten riveting stories-- three of them never before published-- that make up Shots Fired . In ' One-Car Bridge,' one of four Joe Pickett stories, Pickett goes up against a ' just plain mean' landowner, with disastrous results, and in ' Shots Fired,' his...read more

  • William Kent Krueger

    Cork O'Connor battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl in the latest nail-biting mystery from New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger. When the body of a teenage Ojibwe girl washes up on the shore of an island in Lake Superior, the residents of the nearby Bad Bluff reservation whisper that it was the work of a deadly mythical beast, the Windigo, or a vengeful spirit called Michi Peshu. Such stories have been told by the Ojibwe people for generations, but they don't explain how the girl and her friend, Mariah Arceneaux, disappeared a year ago. At the request of the Arceneaux family, Cork O'Connor, former sheriff turned private investigator,...read more