The Devil (Jack Taylor Series #8)

The Devil (Jack Taylor Series #8)

by Ken Bruen
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The Devil (Jack Taylor Series #8) by Ken Bruen

America—the land of opportunity, a place where economic prosperity beckons: but not for PI Jack Taylor, who's just been refused entry. Disappointed and bitter, he thinks that an encounter with an overly friendly stranger in an airport bar is the least of his problems. Except that this stranger seems to know much more than he should about Jack. Jack thinks no more of their meeting and resumes his old life in Galway.

But when he's called to investigate a student murder—connected to an elusive Mr. K—he remembers the man from the airport. Is the stranger really who he says he is? With the help of the Jameson, Jack struggles to make sense of it all. After several more murders and too many coincidental encounters, Jack believes he may have met his nemesis. But why has he been chosen? And could he really have taken on the devil himself?

Suspenseful, haunting, and totally unique, The Devil is Bruen at his very best.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312604585
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Series: Jack Taylor Series , #8
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar and Anthony Awards, and has won a Macavity Award, a Barry Award, and two Shamus Awards for the Jack Taylor series. He is also the author of the Inspector Brant series. Several of Bruen's novels have been adapted for the screen: The first six Jack Taylor novels were adapted into a television series starring Iain Glen; Blitz was adapted into a movie starring Jason Statham; and London Boulevard was adapted into a film starring Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley. Bruen lives in Galway, Ireland.

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The Devil 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Minkbooks1 More than 1 year ago
Like a perfect slow poured pint of the dark, Ken Bruen's novels fill the senses, as his words cascade and settle on the soul. Pure perfection. Page after page. Book after book.
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KenCady More than 1 year ago
Interesting tale s Jack Taylor takes on Mr. K, aka the Divil. Everyone who does a good deed to Taylor turns up dead,so he finally decides that is how Mr. K must end up as well. It's the getting there that is most interesting, with some philosophy on the evil one thrown in for good measure. I thought it was a nice try; too bad the Devil has so many forms.
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