Missing by Bob AdamovFrom Put-in-Bay to Detroit to Grosse Ile to Cedar Key to Wooster to Northeast Ohio
Ace Put-in-Bay-based investigative reporter EMERSON MOORE has the tables cruelly turned on him following the murder trial and conviction of Detroit mobster, JIMMY DIAMONDS. During a wildly daring prison van hijacking and go-fast boat escape on the Detroit River, Moore incurs a severe head injury during a gun battle. When the getaway boat is found abandoned on Lake Erie, Moore is missing.
That’s not all that’s missing. When Diamonds learns that Moore’s memory is missing, he convinces Moore that he’s Manny Elias, one of organized crime’s top hitmen. Moore/Elias is whisked to the backwaters of Cedar Key, Florida by Mafioso FAT FREDDY FABRIZIO to be "retrained" in the art of killing. Moore/Elias later surfaces in Ohio where Diamonds uses him to take revenge on former criminal associates in Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland and Chagrin Falls.
Completing one deadly assignment after another, Moore/Elias is unable to reveal his identity to a beautiful woman he befriends near his Wooster hideout. A confrontation with rival hitman SANTORO at a Lake Erie marina leads to the eventual death of one person who holds the key to Elias’ true identity.
The novel is fast-moving and action-packed. It shows emotional turmoil as Moore/Elias struggles with the trauma of his memory loss and an inherent ethical dilemma with cold-blooded murder. It’s further complicated when two of Moore’s ex-SEAL buddies, MIKE "MAD DOG" ADAMS and SAM DUNCAN, find themselves in the cross hairs of Moore’s weapon and Moore/Elias is ordered to kill them in what is another exciting showdown and satisfying finish to a complex series of twists and turns.
Titles From Author Bob Adamov
Bob AdamovAward Winning Ohio Mystery Adventure Author Recognition: Ernest Hemingway Literary Festival - Featured Speaker 2010 Writer of the Year Clive Cussler Collectors Convention Speaker Awards: Great Midwest Book Festival Florida Book Festival New York Book Festival Hollywood Book Festival London Book Festival Indie Awards Great Lakes Independent Book Sellers Asc.
Book ReviewsZenobia "Honorable Mention“ - Florida Book Festival – “Honorable Mention!” – Great Midwest Book Festival - This is a serious hard boiled thriller in the same style of writing as Clive Cussler... - Lynn Parker at Examiner.com - Named as One of the Best mystery books for book clubs for 2015 by Lynn Farris of Examiner.com
Sandustee “Rated 5 Stars - Sandustee is a thriller! ”- Midwest Book Review - “A globe-hopping adventure.” – Akron Beacon Journal – “Honorable Mention!” – Great Midwest Book Festival
Tan Lines “Named as one of 2010’s Best Novels “- Akron Beacon Journal “A perennial American tale well told. This reaffirmation of the interdependence of the fourth estate and the presidency is timely and important.” – The US Review of Books “Rated 5 Stars! …An exciting read that shouldn’t be missed!” – Midwest Book Review “…will certainly be well received by his fans!” – BookReview.com
The Other Side of Hell “A Great Read!” – Clive Cussler “A Clive Cussler-style plot!” – Northeast Dive Magazine “Rated 5 Stars! ” – Midwest Book Review “Honorable Mention” – 2008 New York Book Festival
Promised Land “Rated 5 Stars! Promised Land is a rush of nail-biting excitement, sure to keep the reader's attention glued to the last page.” – The Midwest Book Review “Honorable Mention” – 2007 Hollywood Book Festival, 2007 London Book Festival “One of 2006’s best novels in Northeast Ohio!” – Akron Beacon Journal
When Rainbows Walk “Rated 5 Stars! Bob Adamov is a superb craftsman of hanging-on-the-edge-of-your-seat mystery adventures…” – The Midwest Book Review “One of 2005’s best novels in Northeast Ohio!” – Akron Beacon Journal “This series is a must read for any diver or Clive Cussler fan!” – Visibility Divers’ Magazine
Pierce the Veil “Rated 5 Stars! …an ever-escalating saga of power and fierce competition, heating up to a spectacular climax.” – The Midwest Book Review “Named as one of the best novels in 2004 in Northeast Ohio!” – Akron Beacon Journal
Rainbow’s End “2003 Great Lakes Book Award Finalist!” – Great Lakes Booksellers Association “Rated 5 Stars…Highly Recommended!”- Midwest Book Review
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