The Death of an Irish Tradition
A Peter McGarr Mystery
By (author) Bartholomew Gill
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Death of an Irish Tradition by Bartholomew Gill
Book DescriptionThe Dublin Horse Show is one of the city's proudest traditions -- a grand institution tarnished this year by the murder of elderly Margaret Caughey. Chief Inspector Peter McGarr is puzzled by the strange death of a seemingly harmless old woman whose apartment contains not a trace of her past life -- and by the heinous crime's apparent links to the upcoming equestrian event. Nearly everyone associated with the unfortunate victim has connections to the Horse show as well, from dowdy Margaret's racetrack gadfly brother, to her surprisingly elegant daughter who's scheduled to compete ...to an ex-IRA contract killer. And with race day rapidly approaching, McGarr knows he must work quickly to untangle this knotted skein of deadly secrets. For if he falters, the tireless detective fears that more blood may be spilt -- perhaps even his own -- before the riders leave the gate.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060522612
(171mm x 106mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Avon Books
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Death of an Irish Lass, Paperback (February 2004)
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Death in Dublin, Paperback (November 2003)» View all books by Bartholomew Gill
An Irish cultural treasure has been stolen from the Trinity College library. Normally, theft would not fall under the jurisdiction of Peter McGarr of the Murder Squad. But the heinous crime comes with an extra indignity - the brutal slaying of a night watchman.
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Author Biography - Bartholomew Gill
Bartholomew Gill authored 15 Peter McGarr mysteries, among them The Death of an Irish Lover, The Death of an Irish Tinker, and the Edgar Award nominee The Death of a Joyce Scholar. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Gill wrote as Mark McGarrity for the Star-Ledger. He died in 2002.
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