Prohibition

Prohibition

by Terrence McCauley

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Prohibition by Terrence McCauley

From the author of SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL comes a riveting crime thriller for fans of "Boardwalk Empire", set in Prohibition-era New York.

The year is 1930 and New York is a city on the edge. Banks are failing. Companies are closing their doors. Breadlines grow longer by the day. The only market making money is the black market: racketeering, rum running, and speakeasies. But when even those vices begin to weaken, the most powerful gangster on the Eastern Sea-board, Archie Doyle, sees the writing on the wall. He launches a bold scheme that, if successful, will secure his empire’s future beyond Prohibition. Beyond even the Great Depression. But when a mysterious rival attempts to kill Doyle’s right hand man, a dangerous turf war begins to brew. With his empire under attack, Doyle turns to his best gun, former boxer Terry Quinn, for answers. Quinn must use his brains as well as his brawn to uncover who is behind the violence and why before Doyle’s empire comes crashing down.

Terrence McCauley whips up a fast paced pulp thriller ripe with Tommy-gun blasting hoods, corrupt cops and deadly dames in this original novel reminiscent of the classic gangster movies of old.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940610771
Publisher: Polis Books
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,073,310
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Terrence P. McCauley is an award-winning crime writer living in New York City. In 2014, he won the New Pulp Award for Best Author and Best Short Story for, A Bullet's All it Takes. His short stories have been featured in Thuglit, Shotgun Honey, Atomic Noir, and Matt Hilton's Action: Pulse Pounding Tales Vol. 1&2. He recently compiled Grand Central Noir, an anthology where all proceeds go directly to God's Love We Deliver, a nonprofit organization in New York City. He is the author of SLOW BURN, and his latest novel is SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL, both available from Polis Books.

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Prohibition 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not a bad story line, but very poorly written. Or maybe not proof-read well enough. If you can get past grammatical errors, sentences that have no place, or sentences that just kinda hang there for no good reasons, by all means, buy the book, or borrow ir from me. Won't read this author again.