By J. Lee Burke

ISBN-10: 1604521287

ISBN-13: 9781604521283

while Laine Sullivan, an undercover NOVAS operative, takes a challenge in eire, she is confronted with unraveling the homicide of thoroughbred horses. She makes use of her inside clothier disguise to paintings for a good-looking, filthy rich racehorse proprietor and breeder, Miles Bourke. He hires her to layout a celebration room in his lighthouse tower on his distant island in eire. Her research of him becomes a romantic affair that's surrounded by way of homicide, cash laundering and medicine. To complicate concerns, Laine discovers the “big boys” within the horseracing company can also be in the back of the “milkshaking” atrocities at the racetrack. As she embarks on her quest for the reality, she questions her sanity while she thinks she sees her useless husband alive. This imaginative and prescient leads her to risky implications approximately his death.

Burke launches unforgettable characters enmeshed in a mental trip that comes with the mysterious loss of life of Laine’s husband and a diabolical presence within the greatest horse racing and breeding syndicate in eire, France and Saudi Arabia. What unfolds is an event full of twists and turns as Laine pursues an elusive homicide or murders as extra lives are taken each minute. The plot unfolds with the killing of a necessary horse the minute she units down in Miles’s helicopter on Blackrock Island.

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“This is compelling crime fiction at its top -enormously unique. i used to be sucked in from the 1st bankruptcy. Burke retains you turning the pages.” ---Chuck Sambuchino, freelance editor and previous editor with Writer’s Digest Books

"Blackrock Island, by way of J. Lee Burke, paints an indelible photo of the characters on your brain, taking you on a fast paced trip of double dealing, homicide and intrigue. There are strong ones and undesirable ones during this booklet, and Burke metes out the enjoyable justice that almost all of the characters deserve. when you begin studying, it doesn’t take you lengthy to get hooked. The mystery is an efficient first attempt by way of this budding writer." ---Cliff Carlson, writer, Irish American News

You will take pleasure in and doubtless reread a web page or as you won't are looking to omit a syllable. secret, romance, bewilderment, historical past and extra fill this publication from first time writer J. Lee Burke. the writer is familiar with, stocks and creates. here's to her subsequent publication. ---Geraldine Hempel Davis

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