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The Father (Sean Rooney Thriller Book 1) by [Keenan, Tom O.]
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'Excellent dark, disturbing and very compelling, with a hard literary edge that served the tale and the characters within extremely well.' --Liz Wilkins

'Set in an almost futuristic, dystopian Glasgow, The Father s protagonist Sean Rooney is a messed up alcoholic shrink who is dragged into a murder investigation by his ex-wife, DCI Kaminski. Broody and contrarian, Rooney is the sort of person who would cut off his face to spite his nose and makes Tony Black s Gus Dury look like Dr Phil. The mixture of introspective noir and action movie is a tricky balancing act but one that Tom O. Keenan pulls-off and makes The Father a very interesting read indeed.' --Paul D. Brazil

'This is a powerful, well written story that doesn t shy away from facing some difficult issues.' --K. Nixon

About the Author

Born and raised in Hamilton this is Tom's critically acclaimed debut novel which was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger in 2014. His experience as an independent social worker in the mental health field, writing expert reports for solicitors and Glasgow Sheriff Court informs and underpins his writing. Tom is now working on the second Sean Rooney crime novel.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1046 KB
  • Print Length: 220 pages
  • Publisher: McNidder and Grace; Reprint edition (19 April 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00V2K0UUW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 15 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #97,630 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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