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Hard Aground: A Lewis Cole Mystery

Hard Aground: A Lewis Cole Mystery

Lewis Cole--former Department of Defense research analyst--is hard aground at his beachfront home, recovering from major surgery, when threats and danger come right to his front door --Amazon.com.

Available for pre-order internationally. Ships upon its international release date of 8 Oct 2019.

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ISBN 9781643132594
Barcode 9781643132594
Release Date 8 October 2019 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By DuBois, Brendan
Series The Lewis Cole Series (part: 11)
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 8 Oct 2019

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ISBN-13 9781643132594
ISBN-10 1643132598
Stock Release date is 8 October 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 8 Oct 2019
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint Pegasus Books
Release Date 8 October 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By DuBois, Brendan
Series The Lewis Cole Series (part: 11)
Category Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 210mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Alone at night, he's convinced he's hearing someone breaking and entering into his historical home, and during the day, he's being harassed by genealogy researchers, and then, a local gang involved in the highly lucrative and dangerous heroin business brutally make their appearance known. The unexplained murder of an older woman (who was an antiques dealer and a local historian) then kicks off a long, bloody trail of old history and feuds, bringing Lewis and his historical home right into the center of the violent opioid epidemic, where no one is safe--and no one will be spared.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Lewis Cole at his best. DuBois displays his expertise at balancing action and introspection, providing plenty of tense confrontations, clever reversals and surprising reveals, as well as many more compelling scenes. There's mystification and action aplenty, but what lingers when the book is closed is DuBois' graceful writing and Lewis Cole's understated humor--and don't forget the sweet sadness that flows from him when you least expect it Unpretentious but thoroughly satisfying. A tight, lively package that's the epitome of superior storytelling. Readers will have trouble putting down this self-contained, claustrophobic read populated with quirky characters and an unusual mystery at its core. Neat little surprises abound with a genuinely scary and surprising finale as the proverbial cherry on top. Don't miss this one!

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Author's Bio

Brendan DuBois is the award-winning author of sixteen novels and more than 120 short stories. His short stories have twice won him the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America and have also earned him three Edgar Award nominations. He is the author of the Lewis Cole mystery series. including Fatal Harbor, Blood Foam, and Storm Cell, which are all available from Pegasus Books. Brendan lives in New Hampshire. Visit his website at www.BrendanDuBois.com.

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