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Helix of Cole: Cole Sage Mystery #3 (2018 Edition)

Book 3, The Cole Sage Mystery Series - The Cole Sage Mystery Series

This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.


Peace, Love and a Dirty Bomb. An aging 60s radical pulls Cole into what could be the end of Cole Sage and San Francisco?

Writers hope their words will live forever, but Cole Sage never dreamed an old article, on the radicals of the Vietnam War era, would ignite a string of terrorist bombings and threaten to destroy San Francisco.

Radicalized by in cult commune, Jason Reed has trained dozens of terror groups, foreign and domestic. He's now on a peyote fueled mission to show Cole Sage the Sixties aren’t over. In a last revolutionary act, Reed hopes to unite the world’s radicals to save Mother Earth. From Wrigley Field to the Golden Gate, Reed lays waste to young and old in a series of devastating bombings.

The search for Jason Reed takes Cole from Washington DC to San Quentin. He meets the President and receives a phone call from Charles Manson. Cole finds a new chance at love when he meets a beautiful FBI agent.

Jason Reed’s open challenge to Cole Sage brings the journalist and terrorist face to face in what could be the last interview for both.

Micheal Maxwell has found a niche in the mystery genre with The Cole Sage Series that departs from the usual, heavily sexual, profanity laced norm, and gives readers a character driven stories, with twists, turns, and page turning plot lines, but most of all a hero they can relate to and root for with each new case he finds himself involved in.

The Cole Sage Mystery Series started with Diamonds and Cole. Why not read them all?

Customer Reviews


This is the third book in the Cole Sage Mystery Series, and so far it is the best one yet. I love the way Michael Maxwell has his main character evolve and grow with each new book. At the beginning of this book Cole is playing his favorite after dinner game with his son in-law. How far would you go to protect your family? To many of us it seems like an easy to answer question. Until you are actually faced with the question in a life or death situation. At which point we , like Cole would have to face the question head on. We would soon realize that answer would be something that we would wrestle with for the rest of our lives.

In this book an article that Cole wrote 20 years ago , comes back to haunt him. When an old 60’s radical wants to prove to himself that he is better than his mentor. He embarks on a mission to set off bombs in public places to bring attention to his cause. While his fight is with the government , he chooses Cole to be the witness and voice of his deadly game. As this terrorist keep upping the stakes. A larger and larger team of senior agents from the FBI is forced to get involved in the investigation and future capture of the antagonist. Since Cole is the contact point, they can’t do anything without him and he cannot do anything on his own.

This Cole Sage Mystery book is a real nail biter to the end. I could not put it down once I started reading it . The stress of the situation keep you turning the pages, anxious to find out how it will turn out. I started the book one night after dinner, and finished it at four in the morning. I missed a little sleep , but it was worth it

Helix of Cole

Wow! Dynamite writing! The ongoing of Cole's life in San Fransisco with his daughter's family especially with his granddaughter his very heartwarming. With some very important events happening in his life that have been earned, meeting important people, to then have his life turned explosive in a way only that is extremely fashioned for the once Chicago writer. When his help is required by the FBI due to a 60's radical that has set off his psycho behavior from an article written 20 years previous by Cole what else is there to do? From San Fransisco to DC to Chicago to help his old friends and back to his new home in San Fransisco: will Cole be in time to stop a madman?


This book was so well written I could never put it down. Read it from beginning to end with constant curiosity for the need to know what’s next. A great thriller. I’ll be enjoying the next Cole Sage book!

Helix of Cole: Cole Sage Mystery #3 (2018 Edition)
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  • $3.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • Published: Dec 07, 2013
  • Publisher: Micheal Maxwell
  • Seller: Smashwords, Inc.
  • Print Length: 327 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 3, The Cole Sage Mystery Series
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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