A FALSE DAWN.

Lowe, Tom.

ISBN 10: 031237917X / ISBN 13: 9780312379179
Published by New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2009) dj, 2009
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. The author's first mystery, introducing Sean O'Brien, former homicide detective who leaves Miami after the death of his wife, and of the shooting death of his partner, for a simpler life on the banks of the St John River on the edge of the Ocala National Forest - until he finds a badly beaten young woman and holds her as she takes her last breath. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication, in May 2009. 340 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 64933

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Title: A FALSE DAWN.

Publisher: New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2009) dj

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Sean O'Brien couldn't remember the last time he made a promise and then broke it.  Many years ago his grandfather had taught him a "man's word is his bond."

It's a personal code--a way O'Brien conducts his life.  He has every intention of keeping the promise he makes to wife, Sherri, right before her death.

After Sherri dies, O'Brien leaves his career as a homicide investigator with the Miami PD and relocates to a remote section of Florida wilderness on the banks of the St. Johns River.

He's restoring an old home and trying to rebuild his life when he discovers a young woman badly beaten and left for dead near the alligator-infested river.  She whispers a cryptic message in O'Brien's ear, and he makes a promise to her.

It's an accord O'Brien believes the local police will fulfill.  But when authorities drag their feet on the investigation, O'Brien finds the promise he made to his dead wife is about to conflict with the promise he made to the woman who was savagely attacked.

Soon O'Brien is plunging deep into the dark world of human trafficking and sexual slavery.  O'Brien finds that an old case he never solved in Miami resurrects it's head on the banks of an ancient river and tracks him.

O'Brien is tossed into a deadly cat-and-mouse game where the only vow he can make is to stop an evil antagonist with a twisted, Godlike complex that's hellbent on sacrificing O'Brien to a greater cause.

About the Author:

About the AuthorWhen Tom Lowe writes his novels, he draws from a long background as a former journalist and filmmaker. His mystery/thriller series featuring Sean O'Brien, has an international following. The latest and seventh book in the series is CEMETERY ROAD. Tom's first stand-alone novel is DESTINY. Tom is an avid sailor and SCUBA diver. He lives in Florida.

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