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Characters in the books

Vengeance Achieved

Recent research has proven that Al Capone did not willingly leave his hometown of Brooklyn. In fact, he was forced out by a local Irish gang called the White Hand (named in opposition to the “invading” Italian Black Hand). In … Continue reading

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Dinny Meehan – Divide the Dawn

Dinny Meehan – Character in Divide the Dawn “Eyes green in the enveloped saloon light of amber and black. A child’s eyes. An ancient’s eyes. Sometimes I wonder if he ever really did exist, Dinny Meehan. I even doubt it at … Continue reading

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Mickey Kane – Divide the Dawn

Mickey Kane – Character in Divide the Dawn “It must have been Dinny’s plan from the start. Mickey is Dinny’s last surviving family member loyal to him. Tall and powerfully built with a big head of blond hair, he follows … Continue reading

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Bill Lovett – Divide the Dawn

Bill Lovett – Character in Divide the Dawn “Ya know, people talk. And they’re sayin’ one day the gang could be all Lovett’s. Can ya imagine the take fer us if ya was his righthand? Like the Romans we’d live! … Continue reading

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Liam Garrity – Divide the Dawn

Liam Garrity – Character in Divide the Dawn “I wobble back to my typewriter, pencil and papers and look out the window over the harbor where I spent the breadth of my life. And I think of the man who … Continue reading

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Mam Garrity – Divide the Dawn

Mam Garrity – Character in Divide the Dawn “May trouble always be a stranger to ye. Take this Saint Christopher. Put it in yer pocket and touch it when ye please. Ye’ll be grand with it.” ~Mam Garrity Mam Garrity … Continue reading

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Petey Behan – Divide the Dawn

Petey Behan – Character in Divide the Dawn “Petey Behan has short legs with a long torso and some power in his shoulders, thin hips and a box face with a mouth that never stops its blathering.” ~Liam Garrity Petey … Continue reading

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The Gas Drip Bard – Divide the Dawn

The Gas Drip Bard – Character in Divide the Dawn “The Bard slowly sits in his rocker and pushes back his long brows, tilts the candle to redden his cuddy and leans forward to a place where myths still carry. … Continue reading

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The Swede – Divide the Dawn

The Swede – Character in Divide the Dawn “The Swede makes his territory: The fighter’s circle. Daring a cross of it; until finally he puffs his long trunk and the angular slant of his splayed chest and shoulders for a … Continue reading

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Thomas Burke – Divide the Dawn

Thomas Burke – Character in Divide the Dawn “Harry looks down toward the parlor where the Burke boy stares and groans, his mother speaking to him in warm, sweet tones even as we can see her cold breath in the … Continue reading

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