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Smoke Screen by Kyle Mills

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Storming Heaven, August 1998
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Smoke Screen
Kyle Mills

Coronet Books
October 2004
On Sale: October 11, 2004
Featuring: Trevor Barnett; Anne Kimball; Paul Trainer
464 pages
ISBN: 0340734302
EAN: 9780340734308
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Thriller Police Procedural

Through an inexplicable series of unwanted promotions, Trevor Barnett has become the lead spokesman for the tobacco industry just as it's on the verge of extinction. Plaintiff's attorneys have finally found the weakness they'd been searching for and filed a $200 billion lawsuit that the industry will be unable to appeal.

America's tobacco companies react by doing the unthinkable— they close their plants and recall their product from retailer's shelves. Trevor is charged with going on national television and making the announcement: Not another cigarette will be manufactured or sold until the industry is given ironclad protection from the courts.

As the economy falters and chaos takes hold, Trevor becomes the target of enraged smokers, gun-toting cigarette smugglers, and a government that has been cut off from one of its largest sources of revenue. Soon it becomes clear that this had always been his function—to take the brunt of the backlash and shield the men in power from the maelstrom they'd created.

Abandoned by his friends, his family, and the industry his own ancestors helped build, Trevor finds an unlikely ally in a beautiful anti-tobacco lobbyist who he's secretly loved for years. Together they hatch a plan to fight back...

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