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Season of Fear A Cab Bolton Thriller by Brian Freeman
  

Sarah Broadhurst's view...

A seasoned thriller writer with a complex tale of corruption and murder on the Florida political scene. It’s very good, excellent escapist stuff. This is the protagonist Cab Bolton’s second outing and ends with an interesting scenario for the third … I like it. Fast-paced, convincing and enthralling the various personalities and their interaction with each other are well painted. The background is pitched at a level that supports the main storyline without swamping it. The red herrings are convincingly set up and slowly discounted, the twists are feasible and utterly delicious, all in all a great read.

If you like Brian Freeman you might also like to read books by Stuart MacBride, Harlan Coben and Linwood Barclay.

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Season of Fear A Cab Bolton Thriller by Brian Freeman

Lake Wales, Central Florida. Ten years ago, a political fundraiser became a bloodbath when a hooded assassin carried out a savage public execution. Three men were massacred, casting a dark shadow over the Sunshine State. A decade on, history is threatening to repeat itself. The widow of one victim, herself now running for governor, has received an anonymous threat - a newspaper clipping from that fateful day, along with the chilling words 'I'm back.' Florida detective Cab Bolton agrees to investigate the threat against this candidate, Diane Fairmont: an attractive politician who has a complicated history with Cab's mother, Hollywood actress Tarla Bolton - and with Cab himself. But by doing so, Cab is entering dangerous waters. Fairmont's political party is itself swamped in secrecy - a fact that, unknown to Cab, has led one of its junior staff to start asking very sensitive questions about the death of a party employee. Both Cab and this young researcher, Peach Piper, are digging up the kind of dirt that ten years can't wash away. And as the powerful crosswinds of state politics swirl around Cab and Peach, and the threat of a tropical storm hangs over Florida, this whirlwind of pressure and chaos will ultimately unearth a poisonous conspiracy, and reawaken a killer who has lain dormant for a decade.

About the Author

Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman has sold his thrillers in forty-six countries and seventeen languages. His debut, IMMORAL, won the Macavity Award and was a finalist for the Edgar and Dagger Awards for best first novel. His second novel, STRIPPED, was published to worldwide critical acclaim. Brian and his wife live in Minnesota.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on LIEUTENANT JONATHAN STRIDE...

A small town American cop with a troubled love life whose investigations are invariably complex and gripping as he confronts scheming killers with a wild imagination. THE WATCHER is the 4th in the series, with THE BURYING PLACE out in September 2009.

Lieutenant Jonathan Stride series:
1. Immoral (2005)
2. Stripped (2006)
3. Stalked (2007)
4. The Watcher (2008)

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Publication date

1st July 2014

Author

Brian Freeman

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Hardback
448 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781782068969

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