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- Description1943: In the midst of brutal conflict between the Allied and Japanese forces, Lieutenant Billy Boyle receives an odd assignment, sent by the powerful Kennedy family to investigate a murder in which PT skipper (and future president) Jack Kennedy has been implicated. The victim is an allied intelligence operative, whom Kennedy discovered on the island of Tulagi with his head bashed in. The first murder is followed by two more. To find the killer, Billy must sort through a tangled web of motives and identities, even as combat rages all around him.
- Author BiographyJames R. Benn is the author of the Billy Boyle World War II mysteries. The debut, <i>Billy Boyle</i>, was named one of five top mysteries of 2006 by Book Sense and was a Dilys Award nominee. Subsequent books have received starred reviews in <i>Publishers Weekly</i> and <i>Library Journal</i>, and been listed as the<i> Bookpage </i>Mystery of the Month. Two have been tagged a Killer Book by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. <i>A Blind Goddess</i> is longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and <i>The Rest Is Silence</i> is a Barry Award nominee. A librarian for many years, Benn lives in Connecticut with his wife, Deborah Mandel.
- Author(s)James R. Benn
- PublisherSoho Press Inc
- Date of Publication03/09/2015
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSoho Press Inc
- Weight614 g
- Width160 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine33 mm
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