by Ben Thomas
by Ben Thomas
|North Country Press
Sam Ryder, a high school student, discovers a coded message in an abandoned cabin in the north Maine woods. He later learns that in 1944 an escaped WWII German POW died in the same cabin. What was the German doing there?
Code Breaker is about Sam ‘s attempt to unravel the German secret cipher which he hopes will lead to a fabulous treasure before the bad guys can steal it…all the while trying to establish a relationship with the heroine, Brooke Corrigan, known as the Ice Lady, before German agents, also searching for the loot, can do her in. Then he must deal with why he left Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a jump ahead of the law.
Set in Yarmouth...Freeport... Casco Castle... L.L.Bean... Casco Bay and the University of Maine’s Stone House at Wolfe’s Neck. What happens on the Bowdoin College campus? Ah! Therein lies the mystery...
Ben Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maine at Orono and holds a
master Maine Guide and ham radio license. For ten years he flew small airplanes, landing in remote lakes and ponds.
Over a five-year period, he published three books on whitewater canoe paddling on Maine Rivers. Until Code
Breaker there have been few current youth and young adult adventure yarns based here in Maine. Come along and enjoy an author whose motto is…
“I’m the kind of guy who would run a hundred miles to look at