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Blood Alone James R. Benn

Blood Alone

James R. Benn

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ISBN : 9781299574908
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Praise for the Billy Boyle series:The brash kid from Southie is still open, direct and fearless in his manner (and in his wonderfully loose-jointed use of the English language) and in no danger of losing his cover as a happy-go-lucky Yank. ButMorePraise for the Billy Boyle series:The brash kid from Southie is still open, direct and fearless in his manner (and in his wonderfully loose-jointed use of the English language) and in no danger of losing his cover as a happy-go-lucky Yank. But even amid the excitement of the spirited wartime storytelling, Benn allows Boyles experiences to change him in ways both subtle and dramatic.--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book ReviewThoroughly enjoyable.--The Seattle TimesThis series brings WWII alive.--Deadly PleasuresGreat fun. Benn knows his war history.--The Globe and MailKudos to author Benn . . . and heres hoping that Billy will continue to make his way through his Uncle Ikes world for many titles to come.--Bookslut.comBilly Boyle awakens in a field hospital in Sicily with amnesia. In his pocket is a yellow silk handkerchief embroidered with the initial L. Gradually he remembers: he has been sent ashore in advance of the troops with this token from Lucky Luciano to contact the head of the Sicilian Mafia. But he must also thwart a murderous band of counterfeiters of Army scrip led by Vito Genovese.James R. Benn is the author of Billy Boyle: A World War II Mystery, selected by Book Sense as one of the top five mysteries of 2006 and nominated for a Dilys Award. The First Wave was a Book Sense Notable title. Benn is a librarian and lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut. From the Hardcover edition.