New York Times best-selling author Brendan DuBois will speak at the Berwick Public Library on January 14 at 6 p.m. DuBois has published more than 20 novels and 150 short stories. In 2019, he collaborated on two books with James Patterson: The First Lady and The Cornwalls Are Gone. He is currently working with Patterson on another novel, and he is working on a new Lewis Cole mystery novel and a number of short stories.
Since 1986, DuBois has published more than 170 short stories in Analog, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Playboy, and numerous anthologies.
DuBois' first novel, Dead Sand, published in 1994 by Otto Penzler Books, is a murder mystery set in New Hampshire, featuring Lewis Cole, a magazine writer and former Department of Defense research analyst, who investigates things mysterious in and around the New Hampshire seacoast. It was was followed by Black Tide and Shattered Shell, published by St. Martin's Press in 1999. The twelfth Lewis Cole novel, Terminal Surf, is ready to be published.
DuBois has published three novels in his science fiction trilogy, The Empire Of The North: The Noble Warrior, The Noble Prisoner, and The Noble Prince. All three were published as e-books in the Kindle platform for Amazon.com and for Nook on BarnesandNoble.com, as well as smashwords.com.
DuBois is a former Seacoast newspaper reporter and a lifelong resident of New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife Mona Pinette. He is also a one-time "Jeopardy!" game show champion, and a winner of the game show "The Chase.”