The Last Detective by Brian CohnThe Last Detective by Brian Cohn

The Last Detective

byBrian Cohn

Paperback | April 18, 2017

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It's been two years since the invasion.

Two years since the slicks came to our planet and herded humanity together like cattle, placing us under constant watch in the few cities that remain. The lucky ones are left to their own devices. The unlucky few are rounded up and carted off to labor camps to face an unknown fate.

Former homicide detective Adrian Grace was cut off from his family, but has somehow managed to survive. When one of the slicks is murdered, they ask him to find the killer. He reluctantly agrees, and in the course of his investigation witnesses the best, and the worst, that humanity has to offer: a plot to escape the labor camps; a pending war between an in-your-face councilwoman and the corrupt city mayor; and a priest who claims to have befriended the dead alien. But worst of all, he stumbles onto a conspiracy that puts the fate of the entire city in jeopardy. In the end, Detective Grace discovers that the killer might just be the last person he would have suspected.

A story about betrayal, redemption, faith, fear, and hope, The Last Detective is a thrilling look at what happens to humanity when our world crumbles around us.

Brian is an ER doctor practicing in St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives with his beautiful wife and their two rambunctious children. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama where he grew up loving to read. His passion for books continued through his college career at the UNC-Chapel Hill, and traveled with him back to Alabama where he attend...
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Title:The Last DetectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:April 18, 2017Publisher:Pandamoon PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1945502223

ISBN - 13:9781945502224

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"...I rate it as a superior novel and recommend it to anyone who appreciates the challenge of an unflinching mystery. Certainly I was repeatedly surprised."--Multiple NYT bestselling author Piers Anthony"The Last Detective is that truly wonderful of finds: a smart book to transport you and distract you from the real world it so ironically mirrors. Mr. Cohn has done his job with great finesse and style, mixing genres so seamlessly that the reader forgets in which one he might be so thoroughly absorbed. He is absorbed in both. Cliché time: an unforgettable, great read!"--Readers' Favorite"This isn't just a story about murder, it is about staying outside ofthat box to see the bigger picture. Loved the whole concept of thisbook. It works beautifully."--Sue Hampson, Books From Dust Till Dawn"The book mashes together classic detective style attitude from the sixties with an occupation by aliens. Both topics on their own can be interesting, but together I found it outright riveting...I believe many people will find it a wonderfully entertaining read - especially those interested in murder mysteries."--FrustratedEgo Stories"...an easy flowing read...filled with thrilling twists. A real page turner. The story has great detail and the reader can picture being side by side with the survivors. Detective Grace has an interesting case, and it's a grand mystery."--Amy's Bookshelf Reviews