The Devil

Jack Taylor Series (Volume 8)

Ken Bruen

Minotaur Books

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America—the land of opportunity, a place where economic prosperity beckons: but not for PI Jack Taylor, who’s just been refused entry. Disappointed and bitter, he thinks that an encounter with an overly friendly stranger in an airport bar is the least of his problems. Except that this stranger seems to know much more than he should about Jack. Jack thinks no more of their meeting and resumes his old life in Galway.

But when he’s called to investigate a student murder—connected to an elusive Mr. K—he remembers the man from the airport. Is the stranger really who he says he is? With the help of the Jameson, Jack struggles to make sense of it all. After several more murders and too many coincidental encounters, Jack believes he may have met his nemesis. But why has he been chosen? And could he really have taken on the devil himself? 

Suspenseful, haunting, and totally unique, The Devil is Bruen at his very best.

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“Between all the Xanax popping and Jameson swilling, Bruen keeps Jack and his adventures as mordantly funny as ever.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Aficionados of Jack’s mental howls of rage and despair shouldn’t themselves despair: The Devil is anything but cheerful. It will go down nicely with a large Jameson.” —Booklist


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Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony, and Barry awards, and has won the Shamus Award and the Macavity Award for books in the Jack Taylor series. He lives in Galway, Ireland.

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The Devil
Ken Bruen

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
November 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312604585
ISBN10: 0312604580
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages
$17.99

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Minotaur Books
August 2010
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ISBN: 9781429965002
ISBN10: 1429965002
288 pages
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