Larry Cole

Hugh Holton's crime series about police commander Larry Cole provides heart-stopping suspense with realistic details about Chicago crime-solving. At the time of his death, Holton was the highest ranking police officer writing novels in America, and he was known for his powerful, passion-charged novels. This police procedural series includes Chicago Blues, Red Lightning, and Windy City, among others.

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The Devil's Shadow
The Devil's Shadow
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In The Devil's Shadow, Commander Larry Cole is confronted with the most beautiful and cunning criminal he's ever faced. Julianna Saint has a reputation for getting anything she wants. Her occupation, international thief. Her notoriety has spread from the underworld to the Chicago mob boss, Jake Romano, who has heard that no matter how tight the security, no matter what precautions are taken, Julianna can steal it.

Jake wants her to pull off a nearly impossible heist of the North Michigan Avenue Bank. When the robbery goes awry, Julianna makes a daring escape, setting Larry Cole on her trail. He follows Julianna to a palatial estate in the Caribbean with the intent of bringing her down. But Julianna is prepared and will use everything she has, on her own terms, and on her own turf.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Larry Cole (Volume 2)

Hugh Holton

Tor/Forge

In The Devil's Shadow, Commander Larry Cole is confronted with the most beautiful and cunning criminal he's ever faced. Julianna Saint has a reputation for getting anything she wants. Her...

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Criminal Element
Criminal Element
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Chicago police sergeant Joe Donegan came to the department with a plan. To him the police badge was a license to steal, a free ride, and an easy way to get whatever you want, whenever you want--without suffering the consequences. And when City Councilman Skip Murphy needs an embarrassing situation to go away, Donegan volunteers, as always for a price.

But Chicago Commander Larry Cole is searching for missing barmaid Sophie Novak, and the trail leads right to Skip Murphy's door. With Murphy eyeing a Congressional seat, Murphy won't let Larry Cole stand in his way. And with Donegan planning to ride Murphy's coattails to the top, Donegan will stop at nothing to bring down Cole. Commander Larry Cole has his work cut out for him, as secrets from his past are dredged up in a public spectacle. And Cole's problems may not just involve a breech into his past. Donegan's ruthlessness may shorten his future.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Larry Cole (Volume 9)

Hugh Holton

Tor/Forge

Chicago police sergeant Joe Donegan came to the department with a plan. To him the police badge was a license to steal, a free ride, and an easy way to get whatever you want, whenever you want--without...

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Time of the Assassins
Time of the Assassins
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Hugh Holton, the highest-ranking active police officer writing books today, is well-known for powerful, passion-charged novels. Reviewers compare his books to hurricanes and firestorms, descriptions that are especially apt in the case of Time of the Assassins. The most controversial story in today's inner cities is the CIA's apparent funding of counterinsurgent druglords in Latin America, who, instead of fighting revolutionaries, have used that funding to wholesale crack cocaine in this country's ghettos.

In this exciting new novel, Commander Larry Cole battles these Agency-funded druglords. Their "personal representative" is Baron von Rianocek, a hitman. A well-paid professional, known as a world-class "problem solver," he has successfully eliminated both high-profile British industrialists and South American dictators. The CIA, the FBI, and Interpol, all suspect him of being behind various incidents, but they have never been able to pin anything on the slippery millionaire, who claims to be descended from European royalty.

Police detective Larry Cole has unwittingly crossed paths several times with the notorious assassin. Appearing at the wrong place at the wrong time, he had twice foiled the assassin's work. Now the well-heeled assassin has a new target. He has set his telescopic sights on the CPD chief of detectives-Cole himself.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Larry Cole (Volume 6)

Hugh Holton

Tor/Forge

Hugh Holton, the highest-ranking active police officer writing books today, is well-known for powerful, passion-charged novels. Reviewers compare his books to hurricanes and firestorms, descriptions...

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Red Lightning
Red Lightning
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When scientist Jonathan Gault is fired from his high-paying job at a military research facility, he is desperate to find new sponsors for his bizarre experiments. Gault's new racket is a deadly home security business for the ultra-rich: booby-trapping their property with high-voltage electricity and snake venom injection devices. Kate Ford, investigative journalist, is tipped off about Gault's shady business. She sets out to uncover his scheme, but soon finds that she may be in over her head, as Gault won't hesitate to use any means necessary to rid himself of the snoop on his trail. Larry Cole, Chief of Detectives for the CPD, is led to Gault by his investigation into the recent strange deaths of criminals in booby traps. Cole and Ford team up to try and stop the renegade scientist, who has now built a solar-powered vehicle equipped with a flamethrower and a laser beam, which he has nicknamed Red Lightning. Gault's ingenuity, coupled with his fondness for high-powered explosives and deadly snakes, may well make him the most powerful foe Cole has ever faced.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Larry Cole (Volume 5)

Hugh Holton

Tor/Forge

When scientist Jonathan Gault is fired from his high-paying job at a military research facility, he is desperate to find new sponsors for his bizarre experiments. Gault's new racket is a deadly...

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Revenge
Revenge
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Hugh Holton's last novel, featuring recurring cop protagonist Larry Cole.
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A brutally-wronged girl now a woman grown - cold, clever, calculating - mistakenly presumed dead.
 
A macabre magician with a secret past, stalked by an exotic and enigmatic assassin.
 
A woman with breathtaking beauty and an insidious scheme that is as vicious as she herself is vindictive.
 
An ex-pro-lineman turned savage gangster . . . a threat to everyone with his all-consuming greed.
 
A young, ambitious cop drawn to a wealthy but willful woman . . . a woman as wily as she is wild.
 
His father, legendary Chicago cop, Larry Cole, must stop them all, particularly the deviously deadly femme fatale. Beautiful as she is bloody, relentlessly obsessed, bent on vile, violent . . . revenge.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Larry Cole (Volume 10)

Hugh Holton

Tor/Forge

Hugh Holton's last novel, featuring recurring cop protagonist Larry Cole.

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