Baltinglass Detective Does His Stuff
Full title: The City of Shadows [a novel]
Creator / Author: Michael Russell
Item Type / Page count: Book / 468p
When Published: 2012
Publisher / Place of Publication: Avon / 77-85 Fulham Place Road, London W6 8JB.
About: A thriller which ranges from Dublin to Danzig and across the Dublin / Wicklow Mountains. The hero is Detective Stefan Gillespie who tries to solve the interlocked mysteries of two murders and a missing woman amid a city reluctant to reveal its darker secrets.
ID number(s): 9781847563460
WW Connection #1: The book is partially set in the hills of West Wicklow and the hometown of the main character is given as Baltinglass.
WW Connection #2: The author is a resident of the Baltinglass / Kiltegan area.
Extra #1: Opening line: ”The moon shone on the Liffey as it moved quietly through Dublin, towards the sea…”
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Hat-Tip: Thanks to the Carlow Nationalist Newspaper of 26/02/2013 for bringing this publication to our attention.