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by Ian Mcguire

A man hanging on by a thread.A city about to snap.From the acclaimed author of The North Water comes an epic story of revenge and obsession.

Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
September 2020

Stephen Doyle arrives in Manchester from New York. He is an Irish-American veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Fenians, a secret society intent on ending British rule in Ireland, by any means necessary. Now he has come to seek vengeance.James O'Connor has fled grief and drink in Dublin for a sober start in Manchester as Head Constable. His mission is to discover and thwart the Fenians’ plans. When his long-lost nephew arrives on his doorstep, he never could have foreseen how this would imperil his fragile new life – or how his and Doyle's fates would come to be intertwined.The rebels will be hanged at dawn, and their brotherhood is already plotting revenge.

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