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The Black Hand
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ireland’s most deadly gang war is over, but the Devil, Dublin’s most lethal criminal, needs a distraction. The ruthless, criminal genius known only as the Black Hand needs Jacob Boylan to return home. Jacob will stop at nothing to provoke the Devil out of hiding. But has he misstepped? With all eyes on Jacob, the Dublin exile carefully plans a gangland wipeout, for he is nobody’s pawn.
Crazy Emerald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
On a stormy Monday morning in Transylvania, an ageing Dracula tour guide reflects on his future. Meanwhile, in the Irish town of Ballyhatchet, another form of storm is impending. Councillor Barty Goorlin is found murdered in his own pub. It's up to the cynical Sergeant John Scutter and his imbecilic sidekick, Garda Gilbert Tade, to catch the killer.
A Nation Once Again: The Irish Chapbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A small chapbook dedicated to the history of Ireland; Tragic, funny and told with love for the nation! 'A Nation Once Again' showcases Kerry’s reflections of Irish life, landscape, history and politics. It delves into political questions, religion and family life, whilst reflecting the scenic beauty of the country.
David Norris: Trial By Media
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the lead up to the 2011 Irish presidential election Joe Jackson published David Norris: Trial By Media, which tells the story of, arguably, Ireland's most controversial presidential candidate that year, Senator David Norris. The Senator has since written his autobiography, which, sadly gives only one chapter to the 2011 Irish Presidential election and omits 99% of this material.
A Woeful Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: British English. Published: October 20, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Derrick Cranpole discovered poetry during his time at sea, which took him from the Arctic to the Southern Ocean and from the Americas to the Red Sea. Remembering bits of verse helped pass the long watches of the night. Now, he brings together a collection of his own poems and illustrations, recording his observations of life in a fishing community on the south coast of Ireland.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Shooter in a Plague Year: A Kavanagh Story III
Series: The Kavanagh Stories, III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2018, peace, possibly lasting, is getting far too close for the hardliners on both sides in Northern Ireland. Shooter in a Plague Year, the third in the Kavanagh saga, describes one possible outcome, a nightmare scenario that completes the gory chapters of the past. What happens if the moderates are eliminated? What happens if the New IRA and the shadowy Core Command square off in civil war?
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Orwellian Ireland
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This work is an attempt to see if some of the state practices that flourished in Communist Eastern Europe might be replicated in modern Ireland. It goes into the question of intelligence agencies, how they harass dissidents, their use of modern technology and their role in secretly supporting paramilitary groups in Ireland and around the world.