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Published by Bantam .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination219p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16804288M
ISBN 100593020103

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CITY OF STRANGERS is a gripping story of deception, lies, and corruption with a tenacious heroine you root for. Hope we see more of her in future books. Fans of Mark Edwards, Ruth Rendell, and Heather Gudenkauf will enjoy/5(5).   In City of Strangers, the brooding debut novel by Ian MacKenzie, characters grapple with loneliness, alienation, and spiritual absence. Consigned to circumstances they never imagined for themselves, they attempt to transform their lives by force of will; such transformations come at a cost, as we soon discover from the experiences of the two brothers, Paul and : The City of Strangers is the second novel of a political/crime thriller series, featuring an intelligent, complex, member of the Garda, Stefan Gillespie, his family, and various professional colleagues in Ireland, during the lead up, and later, within, the period of the Second World War/5(65).   Ian MacKenzie is the author of the novel FEAST DAYS, forthcoming in March from Little, Brown, as well as a previous novel, CITY OF STRANGERS. His fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Greensboro Review, and elsewhere.3/5.

City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain. In City of Strangers, Andrew M. Gardner explores the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Like all the petroleum-rich states of the Persian Gulf, Bahrain hosts an extraordinarily large population of transmigrant laborers/5. City of Strangers is a must-read for anyone interested in the serious study of the Persian Gulf in general and its small sheikdoms in particular." (Mehran Kamrava, Georgetown University) "All over the world there is a great trade in people. Men and women move to rich countries for the dangerous, dirty, and demeaning jobs we don't by: City of strangers: a novel. [Louise Millar] -- Grace Scott returns from honeymoon with her new husband, Mac, to find a man lying dead in their new Edinburgh flat. They don't know who he is or where he's come from. City of Strangers By Mark Wheaton This is the second novel featuring priest come detective Luis Chavez. I found the book well written and engaging. The character development was believable, and allowed the reader to follow the story. Chavez is reluctantly dragged in to investigate the life and death of a priest gunned down in front of the church/5.

City of Strangers by Louise Millar - From the author of Accidents Happen, The Hidden Girl, and The Playdate—called “a supremely accomplished debut thriller by a Released on: Novem The book seems like an old morality play with the amoral gangsters up against an honest DA and a priest. But the good guys are flawed. Is the outcome more important than the means. There is a lot of the book devoted to discussing ethics and faith against a Catholic hierarchy. Though the whole book is about ethics and morality/5(83).   In A City of Strangers, Barnard creates one of his most memorable characters ever; the dreadful Jack , potbellied, vulgar, selfish, Jack is a man everyone loves to hate. And the rest of his family isn’t much better. The wife is slatternly, the teenaged children flirt with petty crime and prostitution, even the baby is : Scribner.   A Stranger City is a mystery of sorts, but certainly not the genre kind. The newly retired cop Pete knows that police work “isn’t all clues and puzzles like you read in books Author: Jake Arnott.