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A Hunt in Winter

A Hunt in Winter

14.95

by Conor Brady

Conor Brady brings Victorian Dublin vividly to life in the latest thrilling installment of the bestselling Joe Swallow series.

Trade Paperback | 336pp | ISBN 9781848405288 | Release Date November 2016

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Joe Swallow, newly promoted to detective inspector, is back, and life looks to be taking a turn for the better. But his new-found peace will soon be chaotically upturned, with far-reaching consequences. In Dublin, a series of violent attacks against women leads to an outbreak of panic and fear, and things on the home front are about to change in an unexpected way. In London, Charles Stewart Parnell tirelessly pursues the Irish cause for Home Rule. While the British are eager to discredit the Irish parliamentary leader and to quash the growing movement towards independence, Swallow’s conflicted loyalties pull him in different directions. Swallow has no choice but to traverse this volatile political scene, while his continuing hunt for a terrifying killer takes him across Europe in pursuit. Conor Brady brings Victorian Dublin vividly to life in the latest thrilling installment of the bestselling Joe Swallow series.

About the Author

Conor Brady is the former Editor of The Irish Times, and a former member of the Garda Ombudsman Commission. He has held various professorships and teaching fellowships at the City University of New York and University College Dublin. A Hunt in Winter is his most recent novel in the Joe Swallow series. He currently lives and works in Dublin

Reviews

Interesting and daring.
— Irish Examiner
A cracker of a book and very enjoyable.
— Hotpress
A rattling tale which draws in real-life historical events, a multi-strand thriller plot, the complex web of personal relationships...an entertaining read... many mystery fans love to follow the hero on his journey through life, book after book. In Joe Swallow, they have an interesting and agreeable travel companion.
— Irish Independent