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Deadly Cove

A Lewis Cole Mystery

Lewis Cole Mysteries

Brendan DuBois

Minotaur Books

In Deadly Cove, the seventh novel in the Lewis Cole mystery series, magazine columnist and former Department of Defense research analyst Lewis Cole is covering an anti-nuclear protest when gunfire breaks out, injuring his journalist friend and killing a charismatic activist.

Not content to let the professionals investigate this shooting, Cole begins to dig into the background of the murdered activist, as well as the anti-nuclear protesters who are gathering by the thousands on the New Hampshire seacoast, promising violent action in order to take over a nuclear power plant and halt its power production. But someone is also gunning after Cole, obstructing his investigation and making attempts on his life, as his inquiries bring him to question construction union members who favor nuclear power and the protesters who oppose it.

In a time of economic uncertainty, when Cole’s own future is threatened, he presses ahead to solve this murder while also trying to protect the women who are closest to him.

Award-winning author Brendan DuBois delivers another fascinating and adventurous mystery, starring a hero mystery fans will love.


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CHAPTER ONE
 

I’m sure the events that autumn at the Falconer nuclear power plant will eventually spawn magazine articles, documentaries, and books about the demonstrations, the unsuccessful fight to keep the peace, the violence, and the tragic and unnecessary deaths, but all I know is the little corner of what I saw during those cold and gray days, and that corner was depressing enough.
For me and thousands of others, it began on a Thursday afternoon in October when I was standing on a piece of land owned by a New England consortium of ten utilities, which was home to the
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"Suspenseful, satisfying...Well-drawn and sympathetic characters add to the story's authenticity. The cliffhanger ending will leave series fans anxious for the follow-up."--Publishers Weekly
"Suspenseful, satisfying...Well-drawn and sympathetic characters add to the story's authenticity. The cliffhanger ending will leave series fans anxious for the follow-up."--Publishers Weekly

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DEADLY COVE by Brendan DuBoisKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of DEADLY COVE . Ex–Department of Defense analyst Lewis Cole is caught in a fatal crossfire between rabid anti-nuke activists and the corporate and union stalwarts behind New Hampshire's Falconer Unit 2.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Brendan DuBois

  • Brendan DuBois has received the Shamus and Barry Awards for his short fiction and has been shortlisted for three Edgar Awards. Along with six previous books in the Lewis Cole series, DuBois has published several suspense thrillers. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife.
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    Deadly Cove

    A Lewis Cole Mystery

    Lewis Cole Mysteries

    Brendan DuBois

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