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A traumatized bruen started writing crime fiction in an effort to get the nightmares off his head and heal the scars left from the horrendous ordeal. With his hated father dead, a mans life takes a dangerous turn. Paperback published in 2011, kindle edition published in 2012, 1453261060 ebook published in 2012, kindle edition. Ken bruen s explosive jack taylor series, set in the streets of galway, place him among the greats of modern crime fiction. The book of virtue bibliomysteries, book 1 by ken bruen book cover, description, publication history. The guards ousted from the guards, irelands police force, jack taylor is stuck in galway with nothing to look forward to, until a dazzling woman walks into the bar with a. Ken bruen with his hated father dead, a mans life takes a dangerous turn. The book of virtue by ken bruen nook book ebook barnes. Now, for the first time, the first three books in the series are available as an ebook bundle. He studied at gormanston college, county meath, and trinity college dublin, where he got a ph.
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