NOTE: PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS ST PATRICK’S DAY SPECIAL
It is 2004 and the ancient land of saints and scholars, has changed. Corruption is endemic in high places. Irish society thrives on the twin pillars of institutionalized greed and organized crime. Church steeples are outnumbered by the tower cranes of avaricious developers and the cities resonate to the sounds of police sirens. Detective Inspector Ben Jordan of Ireland’s Organized Crime Unit focuses on crimes of violence involving firearms and terror. His nemesis, Aloysius Lafferty, specializes in bank and building society heists, cash-in-transit robberies, and “tiger” kidnappings. The two men face off in a deadly game that only one can win. Lafferty fights dirty, deception and murder his weapons of choice. Jordan is determined to work within the law, no matter what gets thrown at him. But then Lafferty drags Jordan’s family into the battle...