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The Code by Alison Clifford - Book Tour + Giveaway

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NCIS Special Agent Ryan Gilmour finds himself back at the New London submarine base, the result of a posting swap with a friend. He settles in to wait for a chance to lead an investigation and for a woman who can capture his fickle heart.

When a vandal carves a Morse code message onto a building on the base, Ryan crosses paths with librarian Alex Ware. Her ability to avoid answering his questions leaves Ryan convinced she is hiding something. Determined to find out what it is he seeks her out, but his persistence only leads to conflict and frustration.

As a second act of vandalism rapidly follows, and then a third, Ryan is given the lead in the investigation. The attacks become sinister, the trail of Morse code messages with each act taunting Ryan and his team, daring them to break the code before it’s too late. And at every turn is the elusive Alex Ware.

Will Ryan and his team find the key to solving the case? Will Alex let down her guard and tell Ryan her secret?

Can they uncover who is behind The Code?

Alison is the author of the White Rose series and the New London books, and is a member of the Australian Crime Writers Association. 

She has served in both the Australian Army Reserve and the Royal Australian Air Force, and now lives in Tasmania with her family. 

Alison is a self-confessed stationery junkie, loves forests, and drinks too much tea.

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Top Ten List
Top Ten favourite things (in no particular order)
1.     My family
2.     The movie The Hunt for Red October
3.     Trees in any setting
4.     My rescue greyhound, Molly
5.     Irish Breakfast Tea
6.     Reading
7.     Motorsport – any kind, at any level
8.     Stationery
9.     Anything to do with the military
10.            Road trips

Ryan moved close to the scene again. Using his flashlight, he scanned the area, checking the layout of the mannequin parts, but they weren’t arranged in any way to resemble Morse code. Then he circled around, searching the ground, trees, and the ring of logs for a message, pausing by one of the access tracks. Ryan stood with his back to the entrance point of the clearing and looked at the forensics team. Whoever had done this knew the MA protocol and had timed their actions accordingly. They had also taken yet another risk of getting caught in the act, so it must have been well planned. With the time involved setting up the scene there would have been little time to leave the message. It wouldn’t be delivered using a time-consuming method, but in some way, it could be written…
“Or painted,” he muttered as he directed the beam from his flashlight onto the smears on the ground. He squatted and played the light over a patch of ground liberally splashed with blood. He frowned for a moment before standing and changing position. “That’s better.” The message shone as he read it with the light of his torch. Fourteen.

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