Sunday, June 3, 2018

Matt O’Malley Mystery Thrillers Set On Lake George

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With the recent publication of Thomas G. Kane’s Ghost Guns there are now four books in the Matt O’Malley mystery thriller series.

The series also includes Desperate Hours, Desperate Days, and Kateri’s Treasure, all set in the area in and around Bolton Landing, Glens Falls, Lake George and the Adirondack Park.

Each explores a bit of local history and flavor, and considers a serious theme. The latest, Ghost Guns, deals with untraceable guns and protecting water quality, when an arms merchant seeks to use Lake George to demonstrate a powerful new chemical weapon.

In Desperate Hours, Kane character Matt O’Malley tackled the vulnerability to terrorist attack of soft targets in a free and open society. In Desperate Days, the theme was the evil of human trafficking in the modern age. In Kateri’s Treasure, O’Malley is confronted with the illicit diamond trading and the value of nature.

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“My readers seem to enjoy the camaraderie and humor shared between the ‘good guys’,” Kane told the Adirondack Almanack.  “They enjoy the local color, history and the many plot twists that keep the reader guessing until the end.”

“The protagonists in this book are middle aged guys who have been friends since college,” Kane said. “They are not super heroes or James Bond style heroes. They are ordinary people who, when put in extraordinary circumstances, rise to the challenge and do the right thing.”

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3 Responses

  1. Janelle Powles says:

    I have read all of Tom Kane’s Lake George novels and they are fantastic! Not only exciting and well-crafted but wonderful details about beautiful Lake George and the local area. Fun read.

  2. Mike Schweitzer says:

    Ghost Guns is another winning book from Tom Kane. I have read everyone of his books and can’t get enough. I have introduced many friends to his books and they are eager for more. The insight and research of a Robert Ludlum, the intrigue and gripping pace of a Patterson. The best way to spend an afternoon is reading one of Tom’s great works. Enjoy!

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