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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bradley K. Adams  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Adams currently resides in Peoria, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bradley Adams is twenty-five year veteran of the United States Coast Guard. Brad has served at numerous Coast Guard units in Georgia, Michigan, Illinois and California, spending eleven years as an Officer in Charge of Coast Guard Small Boat Stations. He is a graduate of Excelsior College, earning a Bachelors of Science degree with majors in History and Business Administration. Brad has been madly in love with and married to Michelle Adams for twenty-three years and is the proud father of three beautiful, intelligent and amazing daughters. “Cockspur Island”, is Brad’s second work of fiction and the first to center on the Coast Guard and main character Hank Morgan. “Dark River”, the second book of the Hank Morgan/Coast Guard series is set for release in 2013.

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Titles At Your Library

Cockspur Island : A Novel of the Coast Guard
ISBN: 147746400X

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2012

Set in Savannah, Georgia, “Cockspur Island: A Novel of the Coast Guard” is an original work of fiction from Bradley K. Adams, the first book in the Hank Morgan Series and the first in a series of books that focuses exclusively on the Coast Guard. In the wake of a hurricane, Hank Morgan and his crew discover the remnants of a failed, fatal, drug deal. As the story unfolds, Hank, his crew and their families are pursued by ruthless drug runners who are convinced that the “Coasties” have taken their money. The action, adventure and intrigue ramp up as you, the reader, share in the peril and are left guessing as to Hank's fate and the true holder of the stolen riches. “Cockspur Island: A Novel of the Coast Guard” is a page turning, edge of the seat thriller sure to leave the reader eager for the next chapter in Hank Morgan’s career.



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