Astoria Nights

Astoria Nights

by Paul A. Barra

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Astoria Nights by Paul A. Barra

He can knock the fillings out of a man’s teeth with either hand, but he can’t prevent his girlfriend from being murdered…

Life is good for Catholic schoolteacher Terrence Muldoon. He owns his own house in Astoria, New York, and a one-year-old Volvo, both paid for. His only dependent is a rescued greyhound, and his avocation as a club fighter, under the ring name of Seamus Muldoon, provides all the excitement he needs.

Then all that changes when his jockey girlfriend is killed during a race at Belmont. Unable to save her, Terry is driven to find out who wanted her dead, and why. Or was she just collateral damage? He teams up with a NYPD detective friend in a quest for answers that takes him to Myrtle Beach, the rural environs of South Carolina, into the world of Queens gangsters, down to the Brooklyn waterfront, and out to Fire Island. As if his mission isn’t fraught with enough danger, he’s training all the while for a bout with a man being touted as the next Ali. ESPN gives Terry only a “puncher’s chance.” But even if Terry survives the match, the investigation is winding up for a knockout punch as well, with Terry facing the toughest fight of his life…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626946132
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Publication date: 02/11/2017
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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Astoria Nights 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
JeanieL1 More than 1 year ago
Great story! A real man's book! If you like boxing, murder, and mayhem, you have just bought the right book. — CJ Loiacono