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In this thrilling detective novel, retired investigator Thomas Horton returns to a cold case he’s been thinking about for ten years. When he begins to dig deeper he again runs afoul of the dangerous vigilante named Xander Drew, who has returned in an attempt to recruit Horton into his one-man war against mob boss Stephen Fields.

In a dangerous game of quid-pro-quo, Xander attempts to help Horton solve the long-cold case… which has suddenly become active again. Can Xander and Horton catch this devious and patient killer before he goes into hiding again?

Sinister Intent

SKU: ML016
  • “It made for an interesting perspective of Xander as he continues to grow and change from someone hell bent on finding and punishing a single person, to someone who is willing to pause their own mission to help with the mission of another. I thoroughly enjoyed it and am hoping that Horton keeps showing up as the series continues. I don’t know how I’m going to be able to wait for the next one to come out.” – Kelly, GoodReads reader.

  • Matthew LeDrew holds an Honours Degree in English from the Memorial University of Newfoundland with a minor in Anthropology, and studied Journalism at College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville, Newfoundland. He was honoured to be a jury member of the 2018 NLBA awards.

    He has written twenty novels for Engen Books: the ten book Coral Beach Casefiles series, The Long Road, Cinders, Sinister Intent, Faith, Family Values, Jacobi Street, Touch Your Nose, Infinity, The Tourniquet Reprisal, and Exodus of Angels the latter three of which with co-author Ellen Curtis.

    He lives in St. Johns, Newfoundland.

    Since 2007 he has traveled all over Canada promoting his work as well as teaching seminars on writing and publishing. He also helps young Newfoundland authors become published through Engen Books.

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