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Green Blood is for France

Green Blood is for France The near naked mutilated body of a young black woman is washed up on a remote beach in the west of Ireland The search to find her killer takes Timothy O Mahony far from his placid existence as a Gard

  • Title: Green Blood is for France
  • Author: John J. Gaynard
  • ISBN: 1479276154
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • The near naked, mutilated body of a young black woman is washed up on a remote beach in the west of Ireland The search to find her killer takes Timothy O Mahony far from his placid existence as a Garda sergeant in Bangor Erris into the corruption and machinations surrounding the election campaigns for the next President of France With his prime suspects in the inner circ The near naked, mutilated body of a young black woman is washed up on a remote beach in the west of Ireland The search to find her killer takes Timothy O Mahony far from his placid existence as a Garda sergeant in Bangor Erris into the corruption and machinations surrounding the election campaigns for the next President of France With his prime suspects in the inner circle of Laurent Delahaye, the main opposition contender for the Presidency and womanising one time leader of the Social Democratic party, O Mahony finds that even senior French judges and policemen cannot always be relied upon to be impartial when a case may have political implications.His own position becomes increasingly difficult as he follows the trail to the Congo and finds a link between its brutal dictator, a French oil company, at least one of the suspects, and the dead woman When he loses the cooperation of his French colleagues and is taken off the case, O Mahony, in his search for justice for the murdered girl and her family, finally has to call on the help of the Irish travelling community, known for their distrust and dislike of the Irish police Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 430 pages Published October 23rd 2012 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform More Details IS

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      John J Gaynard is from Mayo in the West of Ireland He has lived in Paris for many years Nobody I Know is his fifth novel He has worked extensively in Africa mostly the French speaking countries , the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the United States and speaks French as well as he does English The BookViral review of Nobody I Know begins Take a deep breath and enter the mind of John J John J Gaynard is from Mayo in the West of Ireland He has lived in Paris for many years Nobody I Know is his fifth novel He has worked extensively in Africa mostly the French speaking countries , the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the United States and speaks French as well as he does English The BookViral review of Nobody I Know begins Take a deep breath and enter the mind of John J Gaynard An author with a fiery intellect and an imagination to match, his new release Nobody I Know is sure to captivate its readers as Gaynard takes us on a warped psychological thriller that keeps us guessing till the very end and ends, An author with a highly distinctive literary voice and a genuine page turner of a novel Nobody I Know proves simply superb and is recommended without reservation

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    1. I received this book through a First Reads giveaway.I thought this book was a really interesting read Although I figured out the who done it part relatively quickly, I couldn t figure out how Timothy O Mahony was going to work around the political corruption and lies and actually catch the killer It was also interesting trying the piece together which characters were actually corrupt and which were simply trying to do their jobs I thought the whole investigation was ultimately wra I received thi [...]


    2. The Irish have always had a way with words Even before they embraced a written language and beguiled with song and rhyme, but even since they took up the quill, their words have had the power to entrance those who read them From Wilde, Shaw, Joyce, O Casey, and my own particular favourite, Michael McLaverty, the list of Irish literary luminaries is endless Why is it, I wonder, that the Irish have long held their high place in literature It was my Mayo grandmother s view that this was be The Iris [...]


    3. First class read that goes beyond the one dimensional fare often served these days can a genre be too popular Anyway, Gaynard s intricate style and assured authority reminds me of Simonen and there is no higher compliment in my lexicon However, Gaynard goes deeper, I think, than the great man ever did in dragging the absurdities of the French establishment into the honest daylight His knowledge of the delicate brutal intricacies of Francophone Africa is also a revelation I knew little ab First c [...]



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