By James R. Benn
Compliment for the Billy Boyle sequence:
“The brash child from Southie continues to be open, direct and fearless in his demeanour (and in his splendidly loose-jointed use of the English language) and in no probability of wasting his hide as a ‘happy-go-lucky Yank.’ yet even amid the buzz of the lively wartime storytelling, Benn permits Boyle’s studies to alter him in methods either refined and dramatic.”—Marilyn Stasio, The long island occasions e-book Review
“Thoroughly enjoyable.”—The Seattle Times
“This sequence brings WWII alive.”—Deadly Pleasures
“Great enjoyable. Benn is aware his warfare history.”—The Globe and Mail
“Kudos to writer Benn . . . and here’s hoping that Billy will proceed to make his method via his Uncle Ike’s global for lots of titles to come.”—Bookslut.com
Billy Boyle awakens in a box health facility in Sicily with amnesia. In his pocket is a yellow silk handkerchief embroidered with the preliminary L. progressively he recollects: he has been despatched ashore prior to the troops with this token from fortunate Luciano to touch the pinnacle of the Sicilian Mafia. yet he also needs to thwart a murderous band of counterfeiters of military scrip led through Vito Genovese.
James R. Benn is the writer of Billy Boyle: an international warfare II Mystery, chosen through ebook feel as one of many best 5 mysteries of 2006 and nominated for a Dilys Award. The First Wave was once a e-book experience striking identify. Benn is a librarian and lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.
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