Meet Lee Plunkett and Mr. O'Nelligan, the unforgettable duo featured in Michael Nethercott's The Séance Society, in this excellent short story set in the fall of 1956.
When young private eye Lee Plunkett is hired by a lovely Italian immigrant to investigate the death of her father, he quickly realizes he's in over his head. Luckily, Lee is more than ably assisted by the charming Mr. O'Nelligan, a scholarly, quick-witted Irishman with a knack for quoting Celtic bards, and, more importantly, solving crimes.
In the course of their investigation--which involves prophetic dreams, stolen art, and the World Series--Plunkett and O'Nelligan must face off with a wealthy, debonair scoundrel who considers himself "the perfect man."
Charming, unique, and wholly entertaining, "O'Nelligan and the Perfect Game" introduces readers to the unlikely pair of Plunkett and O'Nelligan, whose adventures continue in The Haunting Ballad.
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About the Author
MICHAEL NETHERCOTT is the author of The Seance Society and The Haunting Ballad. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies including Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. He is a past winner of The Black Orchid Novella Award and was nominated for the Shamus Award for a short story introducing O'Nelligan and Plunkett. He lives with his family in Vermont.