A Shot of Irish

A Shot of Irish

by Gordon Brewer

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Overview

A corrupt city ran by a political machine.
Racketeers and gangsters fight for control of the waterfront.
Mysterious, bloody murders occur throughout the city.
Black-robed figures are offering blood sacrifices to an unknown demon.

Ray Irish has found his home.

In the months following World War II, Ray Irish travels from town to town trying to drown the memories of pain and carnage with bottles of whiskey. He is a tramp, and his mode of transportation is the inside of railroad cattle cars. When Irish drifts into Oyster City, a struggling town nestled along the Chesapeake Bay, a chance encounter in a back alley gives him an unanticipated job as a private detective along with a couple of new suits. Working for the corrupt man he saves, Irish quickly discovers his new home has a polished veneer that barely conceals layers of deception and treachery.

Paired with a conniving woman photographer named Cat, Irish descends into a world of grifters, racketeers, and cops on the take. Something more ominous lies behind the tranquil image that is projected by the town elders. The grisly murders of a chauffeur and a policeman are only part of a web of odd occurrences involving strange people wearing the masks of tarot card characters. While Irish battles with thugs who have him in their sights, the ex-Seabee follows a chain of unusual events which might lead to a murderer or his death.

He will need the luck of the Irish to survive in a city that hates outsiders.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158768293
Publisher: Thorn Bishop Press
Publication date: 10/28/2017
Series: Ray Irish Mystery , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 247
File size: 411 KB

About the Author

Gordon Brewer is the pseudonym for a professional geek, history buff, and full time dad who took up a challenge from his son to finish his first novel and enter the world of writing. Raised on a farm in Kansas, the author spent nearly 5 years in the US Navy traveling to 12 different countries during this time. After his discharge, he received his BS degree with majors in History and Political Science.

Over the next 20 years, Gordon focused on the business and IT world. His experiences left him with a need to explore wide ranging interests in multiple genres, each with historical consideration given to the characters and settings.

Residing in Tennessee, he often uses his son and wife as unfortunate guinea pigs where they are forced to listen to his tales, no matter how poorly conceived they may be.

You can find out more about the author and upcoming books along with other works at www.gordonbrewer.com.

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