Final Winter [NOOK Book]

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After 9/11 the US Government vowed that any similar attack on American soil would be thwarted, and the newly created Homeland Security knew that the only way to achieve this end was to have the very best intelligence.

A group of elite officers from the police, the FBI and the CIA are recruited to form a special branch within the new organisation, operating in deep cover, their contact with each other and with other agencies strictly ...
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Overview

After 9/11 the US Government vowed that any similar attack on American soil would be thwarted, and the newly created Homeland Security knew that the only way to achieve this end was to have the very best intelligence.

A group of elite officers from the police, the FBI and the CIA are recruited to form a special branch within the new organisation, operating in deep cover, their contact with each other and with other agencies strictly compartmentalised. One of these is Brian Doyle, an NYPD detective, chosen for his dogged determination and deductive instincts - instincts which serve him and his masters well, because at the heart of the organization is one person ruthlessly using the carefully gathered intelligence to unleash a biological attack across the United States.

And when Doyle does work out the truth it seems as though he is too late to stop it ...

"Final Winter" was previously released in print form by Five Star Press in 2008.

Cover art for this Nook edition by Jeroen ten Berge. Visit his website at http://jeroentenberge.com.
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Editorial Reviews

Publisher's Weekly
DuBois, known primarily for his Lewis Cole detective series, offers up a stand-alone thriller built around the threat of a massive anthrax terrorist attack... Points of view shift between the terrorists, who rush to implement their plan, and the good guys, who rush to stop the approaching horror but who have a mole buried deep within their ranks. The basic themes are familiar, but DuBois's execution is inventive, with plot twists good enough to keep readers whipping through the pages.
Harriet Klausner
The men meet in a back room to discuss the best way to approach the terrorist assault on America just days after 9/11. However, the mission planners failed to think beyond the short term goal as the only enemy in their minds is radical Islamists from the Middle East. However, Tiger Team draftee NYPD Detective Brian Doyle has proof that an American is planning a pandemic anthrax attack that could kill millions... Brian finds official obstacles and soon betrayal at the highest levels of government
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013532519
  • Publisher: Brendan DuBois
  • Publication date: 11/6/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 879,723
  • File size: 376 KB

Meet the Author

Brendan DuBois of New Hampshire is the award-winning author of twelve novels and more than 100 short stories. His short fiction has appeared in Playboy, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and numerous other magazines and anthologies including “The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century,” published in 2000 by Houghton-Mifflin.

His latest novel, “Deadly Cove,” was published in July 2011 by St. Martin’s Press. His short stories have twice won him the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, and have also earned him three Edgar Allan Poe Award nominations from the Mystery Writers of America. Visit his website at www.BrendanDuBois.com.
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    The men meet in a back room to discuss the best way to approach the terrorist assault on America just days after 9/11. The CIA suit mentions NASA as the prototype of what they can do with the nation including the president and Congress in shock and thirsting for vengeance. In the late 1950s, NASA was formed because the Soviets were kicking our butt in space. He suggests the atmosphere is similar in the USA to create a top secret Tiger Team to take out the terrorists preferably over there instead of here.------------- However, the mission planners like that of NASA failed to think beyond the short term goal as the only enemy in their minds is radical Islamists from the Middle East. However, Tiger Team draftee NYPD Detective Brian Doyle has proof that an American is planning a pandemic anthrax attack that could kill millions. In spite of Oklahoma City, Brian finds official obstacles and soon betrayal at the highest levels of government in his way to prevent the horrific tragedy that will make 9/11 look insignificant.---------------- The Tiger team concept seems genuine with all that the Feds secretly did just after 9/11 that has come out in the last couple of years. However, having for the most part one man on each side of the war plan and execute/oversee executions seems impossible as the anthrax plan is extremely complex. Still this is an entreating cautionary thriller (after a rather slow first few chapters that establish the teams) in which those with oversight authority fail to keep vigilance on those with power over DOD, espionage agencies and HSD. Making the concept even more plausible is to think of the motive to visit Ashcroft in the hospital.------------ Harriet Klausner

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