Dead Sand: A Lewis Cole Mystery

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Otto Penzler Books, 1994 - Fiction - 290 pages
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In Tyler Beach, New Hampshire, Detective Diana Woods enrolls the help of Lewis Cole, a magazine writer, to investigate a series of murders in her town. First, a corpse is unearthed in a back garden, next a waitress is found strangled in her home, then a man who claims to have evidence gets blown up in a boat.

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Review: Dead Sand (Lewis Cole #1)

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Good mystery. Character is ex-spy, Lewis Cole. Lives at beach in Mass. He and his group were exposed to chemical warfare experiment. Waitress is killed, looks like a suicide. Good mystery. Read full review

Review: Dead Sand (Lewis Cole #1)

User Review  - Gingerkat - Goodreads

First in a series getting off to a slightly rocky start (TMI about geography) but not bad. I will read #2 soon. Read full review

Contents

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Section 3
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About the author (1994)

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 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.

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