Vintner and Author Releases Third Thriller, PULSE

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Gold Medal-Winning Author Robert Cook Sends Protagonist Cooch Back to the Middle East

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Cook’s best work yet – the ride is manic moments of fear, blended with sheer inspiration.

Robert Cook, vintner at cult wine producer Dancing Hares Vineyard in St Helena, CA has released the third in the Cooch series of national security thrillers, entitled Pulse. Cook is a gold medal award-winning author, cited for “illuminating digital publishing excellence” in the mystery/thriller category. Buy here on Amazon:

In Pulse, Iran has developed a nuclear weapon and is about to use it against Israel. The US decides to preemptively attack Iran. Alejandro Cuchulain, Cooch, and his team are sent to convince the Iranians that it’s time to make nice with the world’s military hegemon. In a cover comment, former Deputy Director of Homeland Security and Commandant of the US Coast Guard, says, “Move over Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher, Cooch has taken over the helm. Cook’s best work yet … the ride is manic moments of fear, blended with sheer inspiration.”

Pulse plays out with Cooch debating the morality of the attack with the President and his staff, while he and his team try to fix mass education in the Middle East.

Team member and female protagonist, Dr. Caitlin O’Connor, is the smartest person in the room, any room, and so convinces the President. It is her data system that has predicted Iran’s nuke completion and her systems that provide effective education for the masses.

Pulse swirls through Tangier, Washington, Camp David and Tehran in an exciting blend of dynamic writing and believable plot.

About Robert Cook
Robert Cook is a shooter, soldier, entrepreneur, philanthropist, venture capitalist, vintner and now author. A United States Army Vietnam veteran, he attained the rank of Major and holds the parachutists badge, Bronze Star Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

Mr. Cook is an active philanthropist. He endowed the Robert E. Cook Honors College of Indiana University of Pennsylvania that was recently covered in Donald Asher's book, "Cool Colleges for the Hyper Intelligent, Late Blooming and Just Plain Different." He is currently active in its support, particularly for Achievement Funds used for assistance in study abroad and supporting low-paying, but valuable, internships.

Cook was named the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Metropolitan Washington, DC Region in 1987.

Originally of Altoona, Pennsylvania, Cook holds a BS in Mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the George Washington University.

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