The Guards Book

The Guards by Ken Bruen

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The first title in the acclaimed and bestselling crime series featuring Jack Taylor, a disgraced former police detective from Galway. Mourning the death of his father, Jack is slowly drinking himself into oblivion when he is asked to investigate a teenage suicide. Plunged into a dangerous confrontation with a powerful businessman and with the Irish police — The Guards — who have an unhealthy interest in Jack’s past, he finds that all is not as simple as it at first seemed and a dark conspiracy unfolds.

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Ken Bruen

A book by Ken Bruen

Born 1951, Galway, Ireland ...

an Irishman with a Ph.D.

in philosophy, who used to teach English in Third World countries and even served time in a Brazilian prison, and now returned to his native Galway and writes detective stories. Laureate of various literary awards ...

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