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B. Kent Anderson is an award-winning novelist, journalist and broadcaster. He has worked as a radio announcer and producer since age fifteen, served a stint in marketing for a symphony orchestra, and is currently a features writer for Oklahoma-based Slice Magazine.

He is the author of the contemporary, Civil War-based thriller Cold Glory, published by Forge in October 2011. The second book in the series, Silver Cross, will be released in November 2012. Under the pseudonym David Kent, he also authored the Department Thirty series in 2003-06.

He lives in Oklahoma City, where he is always on the lookout for more historical intrigues and is at work on his next novel.


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It hangs at the southern tip of Cape Fear, where North Carolina ends. The narrow, curving rock seawall runs for six miles, separating the Atlantic Ocean (left) from the Cape Fear River (right). Before I set foot onto the rocks, I had no thought to using the wall itself as a setting in SILVER CROSS. I knew part of the story would be set on the Carolina coast, thanks to the historical event t...

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Average rating: 3.83 · 221 ratings · 53 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cold Glory (Nick Journey #1)

3.80 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Silver Cross (Nick Journey #2)

3.88 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Description: This is the prologue to my new Civil War-inspired contemporary thriller, Cold Glory, to be published by Forge Books in October 2011.

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William Martin's "City of Dreams" is a brilliant bit of storytelling. If you enjoy historical fiction--but with the history impacting the present--Martin's books are some of the best around. This one is bound up with the history of New York City, fro ...more
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This is the author's debut young adult novel, and we can only hope there are many more to come. I don't read a lot of YA, but regardless of age, this is a timeless story that should resonate with anyone. (I've already started pushing it on my 14-year ...more
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Another great story by Brad Meltzer. He uses history--both of the United States and of his characters--to great effect. Excellent research, well paced, and as always, I love the fact that his main character is not an indestructible action hero, but a ...more
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