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Across the Water - Paperback

Across the Water - Paperback




Historian Vinny Connolly and reporter Anne McCarthy travel to Ireland in search of Vinny’s father, Paddy, who mysteriously disappeared not long after returning to his homeland in 1974.


We piece Paddy’s story together as he returns to Wicklow to lay low after a killing in Liverpool. DI Barlow of Special Branch plans to use Paddy to disrupt an IRA gun route. Facing danger on every side, he struggles to fit in. A devastating experience in Dublin forces him to re-evaluate his life and seek a better future.


In the present, Vinny confronts harsh truths about his father as well as building friendships within the communities he discovers. A story of emigration and return in three narratives that span recent history in Ireland and the UK.


" The action doesn't let up." - Martin Nutty

" A tense thriller that unfolds beautifully." - Tony Evans

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