review Ð Ravenhill Jackie Shaw #1

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Om a brilliant new voice in crime fiction The second in the series SEVEN SKINS is coming soon ‘Tense unsparing compassionate and exceptionally well written this brilliant thriller brings vividly to life East Belfast in war and peace its self appointed community defenders turned brutal predators and the security forces who struggled to contain them’ Ruth Dudley Edwards. Great book usually with novels about the troubles in the North of Ireland there are usually either for or against 1 or the otherIn this book no sides w

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Ravenhill Jackie Shaw #1

Not be who he seems Twenty years later Jackie returns to the city for his father’s Ravenhill Jackie ePUB #192 funeral after disappearing in mysterious circumstances He wants to mourn then leave but when figures from his past emerge he is left with no choice but to revisit his violent former life The first in the Jackie Shaw series RAVENHILL is a gripping début novel fr. Absolutely brilliant debut novel from John Steele A gripping thriller with moral struggles for Jackie Shaw Wonderful local flavour and detail will ring

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Belfast Jackie Shaw is a young tearaway running with paramilitaries in Belfast He treads a fine line keeping psychotic hard man Rab Simpson in check while sleeping with gang leader Billy Tyrie’s beautiful wife on the side When a bomb claims nine lives he is given the role of the getaway driver in a planned reprisal killing a key role in a major operation But Jackie may. Not too badThis was uite a struggle for me with it jumping from the past to the present every other chapter A lot of the story was surrounding the Iris


9 thoughts on “Ravenhill Jackie Shaw #1

  1. says:

    Split over two timelines this book tells the story of Jackie Shaw a man who leads a complicated life In 1993 he

  2. says:

    I read a lot of fiction based around the Irish conflict as I find it such an engrossing subject Ravenshill was uniue to me in that it was from

  3. says:

    Not too badThis was uite a struggle for me with it jumping from the past to the present every other chapter A lot of the story was surrounding the Irish trouble and I feel it could have benefitted from telling how Jackie Shaw joined the RUC and how he got to be an inside man in the UVF The book was well researched and written though and it could be interesting to see where the story goes from here

  4. says:

    Absolutely brilliant debut novel from John Steele A gripping thriller with moral struggles for Jackie Shaw Wonderful local flavour and detail will ring true to anyone familiar with Northern Ireland not a reuirement to enjoy this great yarn though I can't wait for the next Jackie Shaw book pre ordering now

  5. says:

    First In The SeriesThoroughly enjoyed this first Jackie Shaw Book I guess several tours in Ulster around the time this story is set helped I know the streets he is describing and the type of people It’s s good read flitting between the early nineties and today the author weaves the story well Looking forward to the next instalment

  6. says:

    Hat mir nicht schlecht gefallen wenn auch nichts sehr außergewöhnlichesVerdeckter Ermittler wird erst spät offengelegt die üblichen Thriller Cliffhänger gähn Aber fluffig geschrieben very irish und man blei

  7. says:

    Great book usually with novels about the troubles in the North of Ireland there are usually either for or against 1 or the otherIn this book no sides were taken which made it a refreshing readThe book itself is fantastic grips you from the off and sucks you inYou really get a feel for the main character

  8. says:

    I found the story and characters rivetingbut like other reviewers found the jumping of Time zones a little disconcerting

  9. says:

    GoodLoved the way the book was structured going between time Good couple of twists and also some insight into troubles

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