Jack Taylor

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Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana, and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway with nothing to look forward to. He is teetering on the brink of his life's sharpest edges, his memories of the past cutting deep into his soul and his prospects for the future non-existent.

Until a dazzling woman walks into the bar with a strange request and a rumour about Jack's talent for finding things. Odds are he won't be able to climb off his barstool long enough to get involved, but when he surprises himself by getting hired, Jack has little idea of what he's getting into.

©2001 Ken Bruen (P)2009 Isis Publishing Ltd
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • The Guards

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 37 min
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    Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Siochana, and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway with nothing to look forward to. He is teetering on the brink of his life's sharpest edges, his memories of the past cutting deep into his soul and his prospects for the future non-existent.

    Prix : 15,86 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • The Killing of the Tinkers

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 29 min
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    Jack Taylor, a disgraced ex-cop in Galway, has slid further down the slope of despair. After a year in London he returns to his home town of Galway with a leather coat and a coke habit. Someone is systematically slaughtering young travellers and dumping their bodies in the city centre. Even in the state he's in, Jack Taylor has an uncanny ability to know where to look, what questions to ask, and with the aid of an English policeman, apparently solves the case.

    Prix : 16,27 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • The Magdalen Martyrs

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 5 h et 33 min
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    Jack Taylor, traumatised, bitter and hurting from his last case, has resolved to give up the finding business. However, he owes the local hard man a debt of honour and it appears easy enough: find “the Angel of the Magdalen” – a woman who helped the unfortunates incarcerated in the infamous laundry. He is also hired by a whizz kid to prove that his father’s death was no accident. Jack treats both cases as relatively simple affairs.

    Prix : 12,16 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • The Dramatist

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 24 min
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    The accidental deaths of two students appear random, tragic events, except that in each case a copy of a book by John Millington Synge is found beneath the body. Jack begins to believe that "The Dramatist", a calculating killer, is out there, enticing him to play. As the case twists and turns Jack's refuge, the city of Galway, now demands he sacrifice the only love he's maintained, and while Iraq burns, he seems a step away from the abyss.

    Prix : 12,16 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

    • Priest

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 6 h et 17 min
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    Ireland is no longer the land of saints and scholars. Now, in an era of prosperity, the sexual scandals surrounding the church have caused its people to lose faith in the one institution that seemed invulnerable. But the decapitation of Father Joyce in a Galway church brings a gasp to the most hardened cynics. Not to Jack Taylor. Emotionally bruised, battered, and still struggling with the demon drink, he’s back in town, trying to get his life on course after the traumatic trauma of personal loss.

    Prix : 20,45 €

  • Volume 6 de la série

    • Cross

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 5 h et 24 min
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    Jack Taylor brings death and pain to everyone he loves. His only hope of redemption - his surrogate son, Cody - is lying in hospital in a coma. At least he still has Ridge, his old friend from the Guards, though theirs is an unorthodox relationship. When she tells him that a boy has been crucified in Galway city, he agrees to help her search for the killer.

    Prix : 18,39 €

  • Volume 7 de la série

    • Sanctuary

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 3 h et 23 min
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    Two guards; one nun; one judge. When a letter containing a list of victims arrives in the post, PI Jack Taylor is sickened, but tells himself the list has nothing to do with him. He has enough to do just staying sane. His close friend Ridge is recovering from surgery and alcohol's siren song is calling to him ever more insistently. A guard and then a judge die in mysterious circumstances. But it is not until a child is added to the list that Taylor determines to find the identity of the killer, and stop them at any cost.

    Prix : 18,39 €

  • Volume 8 de la série

    • The Devil

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 13 min
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    America - the land of opportunity, a place where economic prosperity beckons: - but not for PI Jack Taylor, who's just been refused entry.Disappointed and bitter, he thinks that an encounter with an over-friendly stranger in an airport bar is the least of his problems. Except that this stranger seems to know rather more than he should about Jack.Jack thinks no more of their meeting and resumes his old life in Galway.

    Prix : 18,40 €

  • Volume 9 de la série

    • Headstone

    • A Jack Taylor Novel of Terror
    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : John Lee
    • Durée : 5 h et 30 min
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    Evil has many guises and Jack Taylor has encountered most of them, and has the scars to prove it. But nothing before has ever truly terrified him until he confronts an evil coterie named Headstone, who have committed a series of random, insane, violent crimes in Galway, Ireland that leave even the national police shaken. And Jack is especially vulnerable now that he has finally found love and happiness.

    • A Jack Taylor Novel of Terror
    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : John Lee
    • Durée : 5 h et 30 min
    • Date de publication : 11/10/2011
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    Prix : 15,67 €

    • Headstone

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 53 min
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    Some people help the less fortunate. Others kill them.

    Evil has many guises. Jack Taylor has encountered most of them but nothing before has ever truly terrified him until a group called Headstone rears its ugly head. An elderly priest is viciously beaten until nearly dead. A special-needs boy is brutally attacked. A series of seemingly random, insane, violent events even has the Guards shaken. This coterie of evil intends to act as a death knell to every aspect of Jack's life as an act of appalling violence alerts him to the horror enveloping Galway.

    Prix : 18,40 €

  • Volume 10 de la série

    • Purgatory

    • Jack Taylor, Book 10
    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerard Doyle
    • Durée : 5 h et 46 min
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    Jack Taylor thinks he has a chance at last to rest and heal from the myriad mental and physical traumas that beset him. However, after a skateboarder long suspected of dealing drugs to children is shot dead in mid-air during a public performance, Jack receives a cryptic message with a picture of the skateboarder, a clipping about a rapist gone free through procedural error, and a chilling invitation: "Your turn." The note is signed simply "C 33."

    Prix : 17,26 €

  • Volume 11 de la série

    Couverture de Green Hell
    • Green Hell

    • A Jack Taylor Novel
    • De : Ken Bruen
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  • Volume 12 de la série

    Couverture de The Emerald Lie
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  • Volume 13 de la série

    • The Ghosts of Galway

    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 4 h et 38 min
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    As well-versed in politics, pop culture, and crime fiction as he is ill-fated in life, Jack Taylor is recovering from a mistaken medical diagnosis and a failed suicide attempt. In need of money - and with former cop on his resume - Jack has been hired as a night-shift security guard. But his Ukrainian boss has Jack in mind for a bit of off-the-books work. He wants Jack to find what some claim to be the first true book of heresy, The Red Book, which is currently in the possession of a rogue priest who is hiding out in Galway after fleeing the Vatican.

    Prix : 33,56 €

  • Volume 14 de la série

    • In the Galway Silence

    • A Jack Taylor Novel
    • De : Ken Bruen
    • Lu par : Gerry O'Brien
    • Durée : 3 h et 59 min
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    Jack Taylor still knocks back too much Jameson and dabbles in uppers, but he has a new woman in his life, a freshly bought apartment, and little sign of trouble on the horizon. Once again, trouble comes to him - this time in the form of a wealthy Frenchman who wants Jack to investigate the double-murder of his twin sons. Jack is meanwhile roped into looking after his girlfriend's nine-year-old son and is in for a shock with the appearance of a character out of his past. The plot is one big chess game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious player, a vigilante called "Silence"....

    Prix : 31,42 €