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Foster's Book of Irish Murder

Foster's Book of Irish Murder


by Allen Foster

Now available in paperback, Allen Foster returns with the gruesome tales of some of Ireland’s most infamous and lesser-known murders in history – a murder miscellany, you might say.

B-Format, Paperback | 240pp | ISBN 9781848407435 | Release Date 1 June 2019

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From the murder of a teacher in his schoolyard and an ambush by dancing masked men, to the Sherlock Holmes-like investigation into the death of WWII veteran James McParland, and many more! Uncover the details behind strange cases, such as how an afternoon slice of cake led to James Finnegan’s demise, how one man’s dream led to a mysterious death being solved, and how a woman’s corpse seemingly fell from the sky in Clare.

Foster’s Book of Irish Murder is full of victims and monsters, heroic detectives and false leads, killers escaping justice and mysterious unsolved cases.

Allen Foster works as a researcher and writer. His previous books include Foster’s Irish Oddities and Foster’s Even Odder Irish Oddities.