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The Hot Country

The Hot Country

(2012)
(The first book in the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series)
A novel by

 
Christopher Marlowe Cobb ("Kit" ), the swashbuckling early 20th-century American newspaper war correspondent, travels to Mexico in April and May of 1914, during that country's civil war and the American invasion of Vera Cruz.

But covering the war in enemy territory and in sweltering heat isn't enough of a challenge for Cobb. Soon, he's falling in love with a young Mexican laundress, Luisa, who may not be as innocent as she seems, and he's witnessing the inexplicable attempted sniper assassination of a priest (miraculously, the bullet rebounds off the cross around his neck, leaving him unharmed). Now Cobb is also trying to track down a sniper - and figure out why important German officials are coming into the city in the middle of the night from ammunition ships docked in the port.

An exciting tale of intrigue and espionage, Butler's powerful crime-fiction debut is a thriller not to be missed.

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: The Hot Country (Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller)
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8021-2046-6 / 978-0-8021-2046-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: Hot Country, The
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 1-84344-563-8 / 978-1-84344-563-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: No Exit Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8021-2154-3 / 978-0-8021-2154-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

October 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 1-61174-957-3 / 978-1-61174-957-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Hot Country
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

October 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Hot Country
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

November 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Hot Country (A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller Book 1)
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: No Exit Press
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Hot Country (Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller Book 1)
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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