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Brendan DuBois

Autor(a) de The First Lady

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About the Author

Brendan DuBois, Brendan DuBois is a former newspaper reporter who has taken to writing thrilling military/mystery novels. His first novel, entitled "Dead Sand," was published in 1994, followed by the sequel, "Black Tide," in 95 and "Shattered Shell" in 1999. DuBois has had almost 40 short stories mostrar mais included in various magazines including, "Playboy," "Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine" and "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine." In 1995, DuBois' short story "The Necessary Brother" won the Shamus Award for Best Short Story of the Year from the Private Eye Writers of America. His short stories have been nominated three times for the Edgar Allen Poe Award from the Mystery Writer's of America. In 1997, one of his short stories was nominated for the Anthony Award for Best Mystery Short Story of the Year. His stories have appeared in five editions of "The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories," two editions of "The Year's 25 Best Mystery Short Stories" and the 1997 edition of "Best American Mystery Stories." His latest book "Resurrection Day" received the Sidewise Award for best alternative history novel of 1999. mostrar menos

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Obras por Brendan DuBois

The First Lady (2018) 595 exemplares
The Cornwalls Are Gone (2019) 527 exemplares
Resurrection Day (1999) 402 exemplares
Cross Down (2023) 252 exemplares
The Witnesses (BookShots) (2016) 113 exemplares
The Mighty Johns (2002) 93 exemplares
Six Days (2001) 84 exemplares
Dead Sand (1994) 81 exemplares
Buried Dreams (2004) 55 exemplares
Primary Storm (2006) 50 exemplares
Black Tide (1602) 50 exemplares
The End (2017) 40 exemplares
Final Winter (2006) 39 exemplares
Twilight (2007) 37 exemplares
Killer Waves (2002) 36 exemplares
After the End (2017) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Betrayed (2003) 34 exemplares
Shattered Shell (1999) 34 exemplares
Blood Foam (2015) 29 exemplares
Deadly Cove (2011) 24 exemplares
Dead of Night (2007) 22 exemplares
Fatal Harbor (2014) 21 exemplares
Storm Cell (2016) 19 exemplares
Hard Aground (2018) 16 exemplares
Night Road: A Novel of Suspense (2016) 11 exemplares
The Dark Snow and Other Mysteries (2002) 10 exemplares
The Negotiator (2018) 8 exemplares
Black Triumph (2018) 7 exemplares
Falling Star {short story} (2004) 5 exemplares
Amerikan Eagle (2015) 4 exemplares
Tales from the Dark Woods (2002) 4 exemplares
Rapunzel's Revenge (2000) 4 exemplares
The First Lady 3 exemplares
Red Vengeance (2017) 2 exemplares
Silver Bullets (2019) 1 exemplar
The Noble Prince (2012) 1 exemplar
The Noble Prisoner (2012) 1 exemplar
The Summer People 1 exemplar
Old Soldiers 1 exemplar
DuBois Brendan 1 exemplar
Richard's Children 1 exemplar
The Unplug War 1 exemplar
The Star Thief [short story] (2001) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection (2005) — Contribuidor — 530 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Contribuidor — 455 exemplares
The Best American Noir of the Century (2010) — Contribuidor — 365 exemplares
Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side (2010) — Contribuidor — 325 exemplares
Boston Noir (2009) — Contribuidor — 295 exemplares
Games Creatures Play (2014) — Contribuidor — 208 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 204 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 192 exemplares
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection (2014) — Contribuidor — 168 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999 (1999) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
Vengeance (2012) — Contribuidor — 158 exemplares
Death Do Us Part: New Stories about Love, Lust, and Murder (2006) — Contribuidor — 127 exemplares
Once Upon a Crime (1998) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 1997 (1997) — Contribuidor — 117 exemplares
The Night Awakens (2000) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
Much Ado About Murder (2002) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
Knight Fantastic (2002) — Contribuidor — 88 exemplares
Death by Dickens (2004) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War (2014) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
Terribly Twisted Tales (2009) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
Future Weapons of War (2007) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
Murder Most Medieval: Noble Tales of Ignoble Demises (2000) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
Alternate Gettysburgs (2002) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
Pharaoh Fantastic (2002) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (2017) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
The Mutant Files (2001) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
Civil War Fantastic (2000) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares
Diagnosis Dead (1998) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Man vs Machine (2007) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
Space Stations (2004) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Blood on Their Hands (2003) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Unplugged: The Web's Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy (2009) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Intelligent Design (2009) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Galileo's Children: Tales Of Science VS. Superstition (2005) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Murderers' Row (2001) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Murder Most Celtic: Tall Tales of Irish Mayhem (2001) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Future Americas (2008) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Murder Short & Sweet (2008) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Murder at the Foul Line (1911) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Star Destroyers (2018) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF, Volume 2 (2016) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares
Crème de la Crime (2000) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Murder Most Confederate: Tales of Crimes Quite Uncivil (2000) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Crash Dive (Anthology 9-in-1) (2003) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
The Interrogator and Other Criminally Good Fiction (2012) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
Clarkesworld: Issue 096 (September 2014) (2014) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories, 1990 (1990) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Free Stories 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor, algumas edições6 exemplares
Scoundrels: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes (2012) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Crime: A Fiction River Special Edition (2014) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 [Audio Book, abridged] (2002) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Racing the Clock (2016) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Locais de residência
New Hampshire, USA
mystery writer



Hard Aground by Brendan DuBois is the highly recommended eleventh novel in the Lewis Cole series. In this outing Lewis finds himself "hard aground" as he recovers from major surgery.

Due to an experience when he was in the Department of Defense, Lewis Cole has to check his body for tumors. At the end of the last novel in the series, Storm Cell, a tumor was found. In Hard Aground Lewis is home bound as he recovers. This doesn't stop the action and suspense from coming to Cole. He is hearing someone entering his house at night, but there is no evidence of it. Then he has this couple who claim to be historical/genealogy researchers repeatedly coming to his door. The biggest news is that antiques dealer and a local historian Maggie Tyler Branch was murdered and it may be tied to the opioid epidemic.

There is more action than one would expect in a novel where the main character is home bound, recovering from major surgery and having to deal with draining the wounds. It is always good to see long time characters Felix Tinios, Paula Woods, and Det. Sgt. Diane Woods back. They are all also helping nurse Cole in his recovery. Hard Aground has a Rear Window quality to it. Our main character is very limited in what he can do, but his mind is still active and he can piece information and clues together.

This is a more subdued novel compared to others in the series. There are still several mysteries presented that will come to satisfying resolutions.I really love this whole series. Thanks to Severn River Publishing for providing me with an advance reader's copy. My review is voluntary and expresses my honest opinion.
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SheTreadsSoftly | 1 outra crítica | Mar 30, 2024 |
A stand-alone book, this tells the story of President Harrison Tucker just a few weeks before re-election. As news breaks about his affair, the First Lady goes missing. Secret Service agents are quickly sent out to try to find the First Lady and the Chief of Staff is making moves of his own to ensure she doesn't get found. Has she simply run away and is in hiding or is she in danger?
Cathie_Dyer | 18 outras críticas | Feb 29, 2024 |
Storm Cell by Brendan DuBois finds Lewis Cole under pressure to prove Felix Tinos is innocent of murder charges. It is the very highly recommended 10th thriller in the Lewis Cole series.

Felix is on trial for the murder of Fletcher Moore and inexplicably is using a sub-par lawyer called Hollis Spinelli instead of his long time go-to Boston based attorney Raymond Drake. Since Lewis is not on Felix's visitor's list he can't talk to him about it. The evidence seems conclusive on the surface, but Lewis refuses to believe Felix is guilty. Things become more odd when two FBI agents approach Cole and tell him if he has to prove Felix is innocent or Felix will be murdered in prison. Then, when Lewis tries to talk to Spinelli about his defense of Felix, Spinelli sends a tough young man to convince Lewis to back off. If Lewis had questions before, this really raises his curiosity, and an inquisitive Lewis is a force to reckon with.

As expected, the quality of the writing is exceptional and the plot is compelling and intriguing. The investigation Lewis undertakes is engaging and the information he uncovers is intriguing. Part of the enjoyment is following the investigation and the clues and pieces of information Lewis uncovers. It's also good to see reoccurring characters from the series make an appearance in the narrative.

The Lewis Cole series is an excellent crime fiction thriller set in New Hampshire that just gets better with every book. The series is being re-released by Severn River Publishing. Most of them can be read as stand-alone novels, but your reading experience will be deeper and more engaging if you follow the series and have more information about all the characters. Thanks to Severn River Publishing for providing me with an advance reader's copy via Edelweiss. My review is voluntary and expresses my honest opinion.
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SheTreadsSoftly | Feb 27, 2024 |
BooksInMirror | 18 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |



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