Blackwatertown is “a fascinating story with intricate twists and turns… extremely intriguing”Frederick Forsyth, author The Day of the Jackal
by Paul Waters
Publishing 9th July 2020 by Unbound in paperback, ebook & audiobook
ISBN 9781783529254 Price £9.99
“LA Confidential meets The Guard”
When maverick police sergeant Jolly Macken is banished to a sleepy 1950s Irish border village, he vows to find the killer of his brother – even if the murderer is in the police.
But a lot can happen in a week. Over seven days Macken falls in love, uncovers dark family secrets, accidentally starts a war, and
is hailed a hero and branded a traitor. When Blackwatertown explodes into violence, who can he trust?
And is betrayal the only way to survive?
Blackwatertown is a thriller set in a village on the Irish border in the 1950s. I loved the setting. I think it worked really well for the story.
One thing that I think sets this story apart, is that while it is a thriller and there are suspensful moments, there are also funny moments. I love the break up in tension.
I think the characters were really well-written. Jolly was a great main character to follow through this story. Well-rounded characters that kept the story flowing.
Overall, I really enjoyed Blackwatertown! I think the plot was entertaining, characters were great, and I would definitely recommend it. Check it out!
*I received a free copy of this book from Random Things Tours in exchange for an honest review on the blog tour. All opinions are my own and unbiased.*
Paul Waters is an award-winning BBC producer and co-presenter of the We’d Like A Word books and authors podcast, shortlisted for 2020 Books Podcast of the Year. Paul grew up in Belfast during ‘the Troubles’ and went on to report
and produce for BBC TV and radio.
His claim to fame is making Pelé his dinner. Paul has covered US politics, created a G8 Summit in a South African township, gone undercover in Zimbabwe, conducted football crowds, reported from Swiss drug shooting-up
rooms, smuggled a satellite dish into Cuba and produced the World Service’s first live coverage of the 9/11 attacks on America.
He also taught in Poland, drove a cab in England, busked in Wales, was a night club cook in New York, designed computer systems in Dublin, presented podcasts for Germans and organised music festivals for beer drinkers. He lives in Buckinghamshire and has two children.
www.paulwatersauthor.com | Twitter: @paulwaters99 | Facebook: @paulwatersauthor
Instagram: @paul_waters_author | PaulWaters99@hotmail.com |
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