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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Touchstone Books
Publication date February 7, 2006
Pages 276
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780743272346
ISBN-10 074327234X
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $18.99
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Summary
Volunteering to infiltrate a secret organization of Irish dissenters believed to be responsible for bombing a new branch of Scotland Yard, nineteenth-century private detective Cyrus Barker and his reluctant assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, learn of plans to bomb dozens of London locations. By the author of Some Danger Involved. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Victorian enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his young assistant Thomas Llewelyn, first introduced in Will Thomas's critically acclaimed debut novel Some Danger Involved, are back with a new mission in To Kingdom Come.

When a bomb destroys the Special Irish Branch of Scotland Yard, all fingers point to the increasingly brazen factions of Irish dissidents seeking liberation from English rule. Volunteering their services to the British government, Barker and Llewelyn set out to infiltrate a secret cell of the Irish Republican Brotherhood known as the Invisibles. Posing as a reclusive German bomb maker and his anarchist apprentice, they are recruited for the group's ultimate plan: to bring London to its knees and end the monarchy forever.

Their adventures take them from an abandoned lighthouse on the craggy coast of Wales to the City of Light, where Llewelyn goes undercover with Maire O'Casey, the alluring sister of an Irish radical. Llewelyn again finds himself put to the test by his enigmatic employer as he is schooled in the deadly science of bomb making.

Fraught with explosives, secret initiations, and vicious stick fights, and featuring historical figures such as Charles Parnell and W. B. Yeats, To Kingdom Come is a riveting sequel to Some Danger Involved.

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Hardcover
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from Touchstone Books (June 2, 2005)
9780743256223 | details & prices | 277 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.04 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Volunteering to infiltrate a secret organization of Irish dissenters suspected of bombing a new branch of Scotland Yard, nineteenth-century private detective Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, learn of plans for other bombings.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780743272346
 
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Reprint edition from Touchstone Books (February 7, 2006)
9780743272346 | details & prices | 276 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Volunteering to infiltrate a secret organization of Irish dissenters believed to be responsible for bombing a new branch of Scotland Yard, nineteenth-century private detective Cyrus Barker and his reluctant assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, learn of plans to bomb dozens of London locations.

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