Books tagged: the troubles

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The Dreamers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Set in a grotty bedsitter in the London of the late 60’s, THE DREAMERS centres on two Irish immigrant labourers, Shay and Liam: the former a maturing tree, the latter a mere sapling… They have much in common, little in common… Both are dreamers of dreams: we come to realise that their foremost dream - of making it, returning solvent to their homeland - may never be realised...
Border Lines: Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by doirepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Border Lines introduces us to characters who are vivid, yet understated. This polarity makes them compelling. Most notable is Ian, the link throughout the collection, often in discordance with himself and the world around him. From his early years, Ian struggles with issues of self-doubt and disappointment, though ultimately his quest for self-discovery moves him forward on a path to understanding
Big Jim's Beat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Big Jim, a young maverick in the Royal Ulster Constabulary caught in the battle between Britain, the I.R.A and Loyalists. As the police force becomes a political football - he is buffeted by commanders, enemies and women, struggling to maintain his free spirit.
In Turbulent Times
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Since its inception as a semi-autonomous country within the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland has survived the convulsions of the Civil War, the privations of the Second World War, the abortive IRA campaign of violence in the 1950s, and the student-led agitation for civil rights in the 1960s that led to over thirty years of brutal terror, euphemistically referred to as The Troubles.
The Lonely Impulse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Costigan was ex-IRA. He'd seen more than his share of killing and he wanted no more of it. They picked him to track down Willy Dowd because he had a score to settle. And they offered him 50 thousand dollars. But there was more to the job than money, more than he bargained for. He found betrayal and murder, and nuclear blackmail. And a ghost that had haunted him for a dozen years,
Bulwick School “A Yankee Lad in London”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Michael Hanlon loses his parents in the 9/11 attacks. Orphaned, he moves to London with his uncle, an Irish criminal. Through him, Michael learns of his father’s violent past in the IRA and his struggles to start a new life in America. His new prep school mates help Michael overcome his family’s tragic history and find peace while running from an IRA splinter group still tied to his family.
To The Battle Born
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two similar warriors condemned by their nature. Alex seeks financial gains; with Ryan it is a desire to improve society. Once established, a true belief for something creates a powerful passion in some men that allows them to use any method to accomplish their aim. Self-contained excerpt from Fitzsimmons' novel, Unlikely Hero.
Unlikely Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Garth Ahern believes he is predestined to die in prison like his father. He has reached the age of nine convinced of this by the screeches of an abusive mother and the condemnation of an old priest. Deprived of a daddy, the boy needs a hero.