David Ireland

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S-172: Lee Harvey Oswald's Links to Intelligence A&hellip by Glenn B. Fleming
5.0 out of 5 stars CIA, FBI, LHO?, 15 Nov 2013
This latest book from Glenn B Fleming (author of the excellent Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald The Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald: A Tale of Deception, Betrayal and Murder summarises the various plots, conspiracies and claims made upon accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
Fleming's central claim, backed up by evidence from the likes of future president Gerald Ford, is that Oswald was an agent for one or more US Intelligence agencies. Seen in this light his already unclear role in the assassination of November 1963 becomes ever more murkier.
Was Oswald really an agent actually trying to prevent the crime of the… Read more
Outside The Rain (DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries) by David Menon
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A web of intrigue, 17 Sep 2013
This is a terrific read, a real page turner from start to finish. David Menon is one of the best crime writers out there today, hopefully his stuff will reach a wider audience on TV quite soon.
Teenage Kicks by Phill Gatenby
Teenage Kicks by Phill Gatenby
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Poignant memories, 20 May 2013
Teenage Kicks is a poignant reminder of how the football factory discovers, uses and discards talent. The Manchester City youth team that won the FA Youth Cup in 1986 was packed and this book traces what happened to the lads as they became men. A few went on to star in City's first team, others were dropped by the club and picked up by local lower league clubs and the rest dropped out of the game entirely due to injury or lack of talent and application.
The authors skilfully reunite the players as the men recall the shared experience of being handpicked by a top professional club and put through their paces. It is perhaps a sobering reminder that there is life after football and for… Read more