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Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar and Anthony Awards, and has won a Macavity Award, a Barry Award, and two Shamus Awards for the Jack Taylor series. He is also the author of the Inspector Brant series. Several of Bruen's novels have been adapted for the screen: The first six Jack Taylor novels were adapted into a television series starring Iain Glen; Blitz was adapted into a movie starring Jason Statham; and London Boulevard was adapted into a film starring Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley. Bruen lives in Galway, Ireland.

Ken Bruen

The Jack Taylor Series, Books 1-3

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Ken Bruen's explosive Jack Taylor series, set in the streets of Galway, place him among the greats of modern crime fiction. Now, for the first time, the first three books in the series are available...

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London Boulevard

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Now a major motion picture starring Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley, written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter William Monahan of The Departed.

When Mitchell is released from...

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The Devil

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

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...

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First Thrills: Volume 2

First Thrills: Volume 2

Edited by Lee Child; With stories from Stephen Coonts, Heather Graham, Wendy Corsi Staub, Kelli Stanley, Grant McKenzie, and Ken Bruen
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. From small-town crime stories...

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Once Were Cops

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Michael O'Shea is a member of Ireland's police force, known as The Guards. He's also a sociopath who walks a knife edge between sanity and all-out mayhem. When an exchange program is initiated and...

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Cross

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Jack Taylor brings death and pain to everyone he loves. His only hope of redemption - his surrogate son, Cody - is lying in a hospital in a coma. At least he still has Ridge, his old friend from...

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Priest

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Ireland, awash with cash and greed, no longer turns to the church for solace or comfort. But the decapitation of Father Joyce in a Galway confessional horrifies even the most jaded citizen.

Jack...

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Ammunition

Inspector Brant Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Over the many years that Inspector Brant has been bringing his own patented brand of policing to the streets of southeast London, the brilliant but tough cop has made a few enemies. So when a crazed...

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The Dramatist

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Seems impossible, but Jack Taylor is sober---off booze, pills, powder, and nearly off cigarettes, too. The main reason he's been able to keep clean: his dealer's in jail, which leaves Jack without...

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Calibre

Inspector Brant Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Somewhere in the teeming heart of London is a man on a lethal mission. His cause: a long-overdue lesson on the importance of manners. When a man gives a public tongue-lashing to a misbehaving child,...

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The Magdalen Martyrs

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Jack Taylor is walking the delicate edge of a sobriety he doesn't trust when his phone rings. He's in debt to a Galway tough named Bill Cassell, what the locals call a "hard man." Bill did Jack a...

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Vixen

Inspector Brant Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

For the Southeast London police squad, it's rough, tough, dirty business as usual. The Vixen, the most sensuous, crazed female serial killer ever, is masterminding a series of lethal explosions....

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The Killing of the Tinkers

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

When Jack Taylor blew town at the end of The Guards his alcoholism was a distant memory and sober dreams of a new life in London were shining in his eyes. In the opening pages of The Killing...

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Blitz

Inspector Brant Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

The South East London police squad are down and out: Detective Sergeant Brant is in hot water for assaulting a police shrink, Chief Inspector Roberts' wife has died in a horrific car accident, and...

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The Guards

Jack Taylor Series

Ken Bruen
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana--The Guards, Ireland's police force--and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in...

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