Death in Ireland

Death in Ireland

by David Hough

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Overview

Henry Bodine's sister is killed by a bomb in Belfast at the height of the Irish troubles. But what's an all-American girl from LA doing in Belfast? And who had reason to kill her? Searching for answers, Henry finds himself up against the sort of violence he met only once before, when he was a US Air Force pilot in Bosnia. But this time it gets personal: someone wants him dead. Only two people seem willing to help him: Chief Hanson, a laid-back cop in LA, and Penny Hamilton, a sensual stripper in Belfast. With their help, Henry digs behind a web of lies and evasion until he discovers the truth. Along the way, he finds himself infatuated with Penny to the point where it becomes a major problem. They're great in bed together, but she's still a small-time stripper...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633557482
Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 233
File size: 483 KB

About the Author

David Hough was born in Cornwall, England, a distant relative of the historian, Dr. A L Rowse. However, because of his father’s work, he lived in the Georgian City of Bath from the age of two. To some extent his love of books was fostered by a competent English teacher at his secondary school, which was housed in a Georgian edifice called Weymouth House. That building was a piece of history. David never understood why they pulled it down to build a clothing store. On the mortgage-paying work front, David spent forty years working as an air traffic controller in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England. The latter part of his career was spent as an instructor at the United Kingdom College of Air Traffic Control. He retired early in 2003 and dedicated his life to writing. Some of David’s stories stem from his own life experience. He was the aerodrome controller on duty at Belfast Airport when troops were flown into the province in 1969. Death in Ireland owes a lot to David’s experience of working in Northern Ireland during the period known as “the Troubles.”

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