Re: RARA-AVIS: Need name of author who wrote crime novel about 1980s Irish New Yorker and Construction trades

a.n.smith (
Mon, 27 Dec 1999 12:27:14 -0600

> >I need an author's name, and possibility some of his titles. He (it is
> >man) wrote crime novels that took place in New York City and center
> >Irish-Americans and Irish immigrants especially in the construction
> >His heyday was the late 80s and early 90s. Who is this author. At
> >I thought it was Dennis Lehane but he write books set in working class
> >Boston. Thanks

Reminds me of Thomas Kelly's PAYBACK, but that was only one book and it was published in 96.

I think I've read one of these you're talking about, but can't remember the name of book or author. Nice puzzler.


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