Books tagged: the troubles

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The Belfast Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Belfast, December 1993, a baby girl goes missing. Everyone, including her teenage father, believes she has been kidnapped. Two women know different. New Yorker Janet O'Connell now has the family she's been longing for. Seventeen-year-old Emma McCourt has a plan to escape her troubled past. And the two women never expect to see one another again.
Stillness and Storm
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A mysterious rider arrives in the coastal town of Angle River during its winter sleep. Is she just visiting 'the friend of a friend' from the old country or is she "a quiet angel of death with a soft Irish voice" come to tap her victim on the shoulder?
Searching for Ahimsa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Northern Ireland 1998. A ceasefire. A new dawn. The men of violence are off buying new suits to become respectable when the untimely death of an MP opens a door to power. Two very different men seize the chance to do something with their lives that is bigger than them and the women they love. These two love stories, one new, one established, are tested by uncertain times.
The Fate of Irish Sons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sean O'Hanlon, an Irish American, forms unbreakable bonds with his true love Maggie and an implacable foe, Denis, forged against the backdrop of The Troubles in Northern Ireland. Pursuing his dream of following his father's path as a warrior, he becomes a Navy SEAL and makes flawed decisions that cost him Maggie's love and then a final near apocalyptic confrontation with Denis.
Unlikely Hero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: 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.
To The Battle Born
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: 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.
Bulwick School “A Yankee Lad in London”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
The Lonely Impulse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: 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,
In Turbulent Times
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: 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.
Big Jim's Beat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.