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Third Strike : A Brady Coyne/J. W. Jackson Mystery
by Philip R. Craig and William G. Tapply




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It's late August, just when thousands of vacationers on beautiful Martha's Vineyard are preparing to go home so the kids can return to school. There's a problem, though. A union has gone on strike, paralyzing the Steamship Authority, which runs the ferries to America, and creating panic and anger among many tourists and islanders alike.When an explosion destroys a boat's engine room and kills the striker who apparently planted the bomb, J. W. Jackson, once a Boston cop but now an island man-of-all-work, reluctantly agrees to the widow's pleas that he attempt to prove her husband innocent of the crime. As J.W. begins inquiries, he discovers a complex series of relationships among strikers, scabs, and boat owners, and encounters violence of his own.

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Overview

It's late August, just when thousands of vacationers on beautiful Martha's Vineyard are preparing to go home so the kids can return to school. There's a problem, though. A union has gone on strike, paralyzing the Steamship Authority, which runs the ferries to America, and creating panic and anger among many tourists and islanders alike.When an explosion destroys a boat's engine room and kills the striker who apparently planted the bomb, J. W. Jackson, once a Boston cop but now an island man-of-all-work, reluctantly agrees to the widow's pleas that he attempt to prove her husband innocent of the crime. As J.W. begins inquiries, he discovers a complex series of relationships among strikers, scabs, and boat owners, and encounters violence of his own.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781451624939
  • ISBN-10: 145162493X
  • Publisher: Scribner Book Company
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.94 pounds

Series: Brady Coyne/J.W. Jackson Mystery

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