Fallon's WakeBook - 2000
Referred to as the finest writer of suspense intrigue around today by none other than Clive Cussler, Eickhoff returns to the rich and turbulent country of his heritage with Fallon's Wake. He has crafted a tale that acknowledges Ireland's troubled history while offering hope for the future. This is the story of Tom Fallon, an ex-IRA assassin who has retired to a small cottage on Long Woman's Grave. His days are quiet, filled with regret over deeds past, until a visit from a soldier convinces him that he must help the IRA stop drug shipments into Ireland, if only in order to prove that the organization has the best interests of the country at heart. But what starts as a simple attempt to make peace with the past quickly opens the door to a dangerous future as Fallon becomes enmeshed in a dark game of international crime, and shocking intrigue that involves political echelons at the highest levels. In the process, he also stumbles upon the bitter truth that leaves a country torn at the seams withone last hope for peace.
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2000.
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FIC Eickh 3701 2
Characteristics: 348 pages