The East End Gangs, and The Drug King are pure fiction set in real places.
East End Gangs
Two Finglas born school pals, are separated by emigration, one of them forms an East End of London gang, raiding warehouses to steal large sums of cash, and goods. The other joins an illegal splinter group raiding banks in the Irish Republic.
Both of them become involved in bank raids, police chases, warehouse robberies, murder, assassinations, and one of them meets up in jail with a terrorist who had run a Middle Eastern bombing unit, who had killed and maimed in several London bomb attacks, and on release the plan is hatched to help the terrorist escape from a prison van.
The Drug King
A Dublin drug baron hires a hitman to kill a rival, but the Drugs Squad have his apartment bugged, arrest the hitman, and place an undercover Drugs Squad member in his place. A consignment of drugs in a fruit container on board a transporter is tailed by Interpol. When the transporter arrives at Dublin Port, the tailing is handed over to the Irish Drugs Squad and a chase throughout Ireland ensues.
Young up and coming dealers are shooting each other to gain control of the drugs market, and splinter groups are hunting down the barons for protection money.
About the author
The Author is a retired member of Dublin City Council, lives in Dublin. He has two sons, a daughter, four grandchildren, and a large family and circle of friends. He has travelled throughout Ireland, and the European Continent, and has used his geographic knowledge in his writing. He is an avid reader, and from an early age was writing short stories,and some poems, but only in retirement did he begin writing for publication. In his younger days, he spent many years touring with a Variety group, throughout Britain, and the Continent, and later entertained at charity functions, but now is quite happy to sit writing on his computer, and enjoying retirement.