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Evil for Evil (Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series #4)

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  • Posted January 25, 2011

    Good Read!

    Anytime you can teach history set in the drama and action of WWII, you've got a winner! Loved them all!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    Who did what, where?

    I love this series and will continue to read them. The abscence of the main characters along with the overwhelming number of characters who performed small details made this story hard to follow. At the end i just skimmed to get to the next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    Awsome!!!!

    Best one so far. I just can't put the book down. With each book it just gets better and better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2011

    Fun read but should read first four

    Good mystery but involves characters and events from previous books.

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  • Posted January 16, 2010

    Great Read

    Billy Boyle is a great character! A traditional WWII hero, a good guy in every way, who goes from one historical event to the next throughout the war providing a history lesson and an entertaining story each time. Some may consider this type of story to be a throwback to a simpler time and that is just fine with me. This is the 4th book and I'm hooked, eagerly waiting for the next one to be published.

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  • Posted September 10, 2009

    Boyle "home" to Ireland

    Benn once again spins a tale from a theater of WWII that is off the beaten track. It seems only fitting that "Uncle" Ike would send Billy Boyle off to Ireland to investigate the theft of armaments and ammo from a base there. Billy's cop background helps him dutifully follow up the clues and leads to solve this mystery. Billy's time in Ireland gives him a lot to think about after growing up in a family that comes down on one side of the Irish debate, he reflects at one point that he's not sure he likes knowing both sides of this subject. Although I missed Kaz and a couple other familiar faces, I really enjoyed this Boyle story.

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  • Posted August 19, 2009

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    he latest Billy Boyle WWII mystery is a terrific tale of intrigue

    In 1943 former Boston police officer Army Lieutenant Billy Boyle works on the staff of his uncle by marriage to General Dwight Eisenhower. He is assigned to look into a damaging raid of an American army depot in Northern Ireland in which thieves stole 50 Browning automatic rifles plus 200,000 rounds of ammunition; the brass fears IRA activity using the stolen weapons and the encouragement of the Nazis to disrupt the allies especially Great Britain.

    Not too far from the depot, the assassinated corpse of an IRA agent is found; in his hand is a pound note which signifies he was killed for being an informer. While Billy makes his official inquiry looking for a German-IRA connection, he fears he is biased as he and his family support the Republican position even as both sides of the religious divide threaten his investigation.

    The latest Billy Boyle WWII mystery (see THE FIRST WAVE and BLOOD ALONE) is a terrific tale of intrigue as the hero struggles with his known personal bias and the suspicion from both sides of the Irish divide. Still Billy is an ethical protagonist who works the case one clue at a time while receiving no cooperation from his superiors and the locals. James R. Benn provides a superb historical whodunit.

    Harriet Klausner

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