Author(s): Brendan Mathews
Reminiscent of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay … With the wit of a ’30s screwball comedy, this one grabs the reader from the beginning to its suspenseful climax’. Publishers Weekly starred review
From the opening scene of a shameless Irish charmer posing as a wealthy Scottish lord, this rollicking tale of love, blackmail and betrayal in 1930s New York takes you captive.
Only ten days before Sir Angus McFarquar, aka Irish scamp Francis Xavier Dempsey, had been released from a Dublin prison for his father’s funeral when he and his brother were whisked to a getaway car bound for an IRA ‘safe’ house. When the house explodes and cash rains from the sky, the boys take the money and run …...