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Half-Past Dawn

From the internationally acclaimed author of THE 13TH HOUR, a thriller about a district attorney who wakes up with no memory of the previous night to find that he has made the front page of the newspaper --- as a murder victim.

Richard Doetsch is a bright new star in the thriller genre, penning novels that have sold clear across the globe and have attracted the serious attention of Hollywood filmmakers. In HALF-PAST DAWN, Doetsch gives us his characteristic blend of white-knuckle plot twists and characters that are as real as life.

For Harper Keller, it is the morning from hell. He wakes up, gazes in the bathroom mirror, and sees a nasty, half-healed gash over his right eye. Even worse, his shoulder has a hastily stitched wound that looks suspiciously like the result of a bullet. With his wife and two daughters out of the house, he is alone when he picks up the morning paper to see a photo of a smashed guardrail beneath a headline that reads, “District Attorney, Harper Keller, Dead.” From this mind-shattering opening, readers embark on a twisting, turning adventure as Harper struggles to learn not only what happened to him, but also to his missing wife. And just when he thinks he has put all the pieces together, a final twist changes everything.

Full of double-crosses and cliffhangers, HALF-PAST DAWN is pure entertainment and further proof of Richard Doetsch’s stature as a preeminent master of the thriller.

Half-Past Dawn
by Richard Doetsch

  • Publication Date: July 31, 2012
  • Genres: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Mass Market Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • ISBN-10: 1439183988
  • ISBN-13: 9781439183984