Bob Adamov is an award-winning Ohio mystery/adventure author whose stories are based in the Lake Erie South Bass Island resort village of Put-in-Bay, the “Key West of the Midwest.” His novels follow the adventures of Washington Post investigative reporter Emerson Moore, and are written in the style of Adamov’s favorite author, Clive Cussler.

A graduate of Kent State University, Adamov resides in Wooster, Ohio. He can often be seen in Put-in-Bay, Key West, and the Cayman Islands with his scuba diving and treasure hunting friends. Previously, he worked for an Arlington, Virginia-based defense contractor in the intelligence sector.

Bob Adamov

Bob Adamov

Author

ASSATEAGUE DARK (2020)

While recovering from physical and mental wounds brought on by his near-death escape in Cuba, investigative reporter Emerson Moore becomes embroiled in a drug trafficking operation on Virginia’s Delmarva Peninsula.

Working with the Drug Task Force, Moore’s investigation unearths information that results in a lethal confrontation with a local drug. Accustomed to perilous working conditions, Moore must leverage every bit of his skill and fearless daring to survive as he finds himself one foot in the grave…especially when he ends up unceremoniously dumped into a sealed coffin.

Assateague Dark is filled with pulse-pounding, non-stop excitement and high stakes action.

FLIGHT (2019)

Investigative reporter Emerson Moore goes undercover at a Key West bar to penetrate drug trafficking from Cuba and to solve the disappearance of a missing Ford trimotor from 1928. Infiltrating the drug lord’s lair in Cuba’s towering Sierra Maestra mountains, a seriously wounded and barely alive Moore flees into the jungle with his pursuers hot on his heels. Flight is a colorfully-cast novel with a mix of tantalizing clues and unpredictable turns that captures the flavor of island life in Key West and Cuba.

CHINCOTEAGUE CALM (2018)

NASA rocket explosions and unsolved murders disrupt the idyllic calm of Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s coast, an island better known for its annual pony swim. Put-in-Bay investigative reporter Emerson Moore’s fishing vacation is interrupted as he works furiously to break through the fog of deception that has enveloped the once-peaceful island. Mixed with local Chincoteague Island flavor and characters, it’s a breathless roller-coaster ride filled with twists, turns and gut-wrenching surprises.