The Iron Glove

The Iron Glove Ronald Tierney s first two mysteries The Stone Veil and The Steel Web were welcomed with critical acclaim With The Iron Glove Tierney s wry detective Deets Shanahan makes his third appearance on

  • Title: The Iron Glove
  • Author: Ronald Tierney
  • ISBN: 9780312082260
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ronald Tierney s first two mysteries, The Stone Veil and The Steel Web, were welcomed with critical acclaim With The Iron Glove, Tierney s wry detective, Deets Shanahan, makes his third appearance on the international mystery scene The Iron Glove begins on a steamy August day The body of a woman is found floating in a quiet, isolated river inlet Haunted by the inexplicRonald Tierney s first two mysteries, The Stone Veil and The Steel Web, were welcomed with critical acclaim With The Iron Glove, Tierney s wry detective, Deets Shanahan, makes his third appearance on the international mystery scene The Iron Glove begins on a steamy August day The body of a woman is found floating in a quiet, isolated river inlet Haunted by the inexplicable marks on her nude body, Shanahan is drawn into the investigation even though he believes the police have already found the murderer However, Deets Shanahan soon discovers that the trail is much wider than the one leading to the banks of a river in Indianapolis It winds through the sweaty world of professional boxing, the not so historic sites of the nation s capital, and the bedrooms of one of Manhattan s trendy hotels Often feeling out of his league in the world of power politics and high level deceit, Shanahan nevertheless relents only when he uncovers a shocking truth, one that not only explains the murder, but provides a deeper understanding of the woman he loves.

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    1. The Iron Glove is a basic P.I. story. Deets Shanahan is an aging P.I. who has been hired by the defense to investigate the details of the murder of a senator's wife by a local boxer. The only problem is, Deets is pretty sure that the police have the right guy. The boxer, Emilio, seems to have motive and means and opportunity. Traces of the victim have been found in his apartment, even though Emilio swears that she has never been there. Deets has to put aside his own feelings and suspicions to in [...]

    2. This was an entertaining soft-boiled mystery. P.I. Dietrich Shanahan is working for the defense of a young Latino boxer who is the main suspect in the murder of Sally Holland, the wife if Indiana senator David Holland. Engaging and fun, a good way to spend a few hours

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