A Shocking Assassination

A Shocking Assassination

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"Ireland 1923. Reverend Mother Aquinas is buying buttered eggs in the Cork city market at the very moment when the city engineer, James Doyle, is assassinated. Although no one saw the actual killing, a young reporter named Sam O'Mahony is found standing close to the body, a pistol in his hand, and is arrested and charged. Following a desperate appeal from Sam's mother, convinced of her son's innocence, the Reverend Mother investigates--and, in this turbulent, war-torn city, uncovers several other key suspects. Could there be a Republican connection? Was James Doyle's death linked to his corrupt practices in the rebuilding of the city, burned down more than a year ago by the Black and Tans? Cork is a city divided by wealth and by politics: this murder seems to have links to both."
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, England : Severn House, 2016
Edition: First world edition
ISBN: 9781847517272
1847517277
9780727885968
0727885960
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HARRISO 2016
Characteristics: 244 pages ; 23 cm

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