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Sanctuary Another great Jack Taylor tale This series is consistenly so great that its silly really I try to find faults in every story just givecritical rating,review but its not easy Ken Bruen is just too talented in the way he uses some real important issues you dont find in crime novels often.This book is the best along with The Gaurds,The Dramatist. This felt a little formulaic It was too short Had little depth Was almost flippant I liked it, but it wasn t up to par with previous books I ve already started the next book in the series, and the tone is very different,serious. Just finished reading Sanctuary , the 7th book in the Ken Bruin Jack Taylor seriesThis Jack Taylor book is a short read with just over 200 pages, you could actually with enough time put aside read it in one sittingJack finds out about who is actually responsible for the death of the little girl with downs syndrome, as he was feeling the full guilt for, and is causing him a great deal of pain All in all it sets him off into to an angered rage of drink, after a long time of absence This again Just finished reading Sanctuary , the 7th book in the Ken Bruin Jack Taylor seriesThis Jack Taylor book is a short read with just over 200 pages, you could actually with enough time put aside read it in one sittingJack finds out about who is actually responsible for the death of the little girl with downs syndrome, as he was feeling the full guilt for, and is causing him a great deal of pain All in all it sets him off into to an angered rage of drink, after a long time of absence This again is a good read, and to those whom have read any of the series will enjoy Targeted by a serial killer, Jack is the center piece of a murder puzzle which hits too close to home and provides the reader with a mere glimpse into an earlier Jack Taylor With The Guards still want nothing to do with him, he leans on his dwindling circle acquaintances in Stewart former drug dealer and now master of zen and Ridge close friend and equal parts enemy to catch a killer beforeinnocent lives are lost notably that of a child s As usual the dialogue is superb full of b Targeted by a serial killer, Jack is the center piece of a murder puzzle which hits too close to home and provides the reader with a mere glimpse into an earlier Jack Taylor With The Guards still want nothing to do with him, he leans on his dwindling circle acquaintances in Stewart former drug dealer and now master of zen and Ridge close friend and equal parts enemy to catch a killer beforeinnocent lives are lost notably that of a child s As usual the dialogue is superb full of black humor laced with balls to the wall adrenaline However, the defining moment came in the form of a startling revelation that s sure to have a ripple effect on future Jack Taylor outings this revelation still held weight the second time reading and I highly recommend returning to THE DRAMATIST for sheer impact value SANCTUARY is a book that is simply not to be missed or glossed over Perhaps the most important Jack Taylor since THE DRAMATIST Darker than Irish stout Another cracker from Ken Bruen Jack, who has sold up in Galway and preparing to travel to America doesn t He stays put to offer support to his Garda friend if friend is the right word who has received the devastating news that she has breast cancer Meanwhile, Jack receives a letter containing a list of victims two Guards, a judge, a nun and, alas, a child The letter is signed Benedictus And the list has already begun Garda Flynn, deceased two days ago Darker than Irish stout Another cracker from Ken Bruen Jack, who has sold up in Galway and preparing to travel to America doesn t He stays put to offer support to his Garda friend if friend is the right word who has received the devastating news that she has breast cancer Meanwhile, Jack receives a letter containing a list of victims two Guards, a judge, a nun and, alas, a child The letter is signed Benedictus And the list has already begun Garda Flynn, deceased two days ago Taylor determines to find the identity of the killer and stop him or her at any cost.Jack has carried the burden of the death of a child a young girl with Downs Syndrome, the daughter of his friends Jeff and Cathy Jack was made to believe he was responsible When he finds out the truth of what occurred his rage ends up in a bottle of Jameson, pints of the dark stuff and a hangover that almost pushes him over the edge Is Jack suicidal So much self pity Come on Jack Taylor If you can survive another beating at the hands of Superintendent Clancy and his thugs you can and will find a way through your despair Get back on track.Typical Bruen the dialogue is harsh and authentic, the plot is compelling and I know that I am seriously addicted to this Jack Taylor series, particularly when I find myself buying CDs that happen to be Jack s favourites Try Billy Joe Shaver Never heard of him Neither had I this truly gifted alt.Country Western singer songwriter Thanks Jack I don t think there is anyone who writes dialogue better than Ken Bruen His character, Jack Taylor, is flawed but Bruen makes him so endearing you can t wait to see what comes out of his mouth, or his thoughts, next Jack receives a letter in the mail listing the people that will be murdered He dismisses it as a crank letter but then the people start dying In the previous book Jack was headed to America, but a friend was diagnosed with breast cancer so he stuck around for support With the Ja I don t think there is anyone who writes dialogue better than Ken Bruen His character, Jack Taylor, is flawed but Bruen makes him so endearing you can t wait to see what comes out of his mouth, or his thoughts, next Jack receives a letter in the mail listing the people that will be murdered He dismisses it as a crank letter but then the people start dying In the previous book Jack was headed to America, but a friend was diagnosed with breast cancer so he stuck around for support With the Jack Taylor series, the author focuseson Jack s life in Galway, Ireland, writing it like a diary, with whatever case Jack is working on set in the background like an afterthought This may aggravate some people but when it s a character driven series such as this and a writer like Bruen, I can forgive him anything KB has a spare and poetic sytle of writing His themes always provoke thoughtfulness One of my top ten favorite authors in UK genre writing dealing with one character whose life is reprised in subsequent novels No huge laughs, but wise observations on la condition humaine Steps outside most of our lives Isn t this why we read difficult authors and their themes because we have created boundaries for our actions Dear Mr Taylor, Please forgive the formality We ll progress to a informal tone Here is my shopping list Iknow you like lists Two GuardsOne nunOne judgeAnd, alas, one child The latter is tragic but inevitable and certainlynot negotiable But this you already know the death of achild, I mean The list has already begun see Garda Flynn,deceased two days ago Only you will truly comprehend my mission You are to be my witness I remain, in benediction, BenedictusAnd so begins the seventh Dear Mr Taylor, Please forgive the formality We ll progress to a informal tone Here is my shopping list Iknow you like lists Two GuardsOne nunOne judgeAnd, alas, one child The latter is tragic but inevitable and certainlynot negotiable But this you already know the death of achild, I mean The list has already begun see Garda Flynn,deceased two days ago Only you will truly comprehend my mission You are to be my witness I remain, in benediction, BenedictusAnd so begins the seventh book in the Jack Taylor series This book is short, 200 pages or so and I read it in one day probably just a few hours of actual reading time And while the opening note to Taylor provides a glimpse of a twisted adversary, the book is still really about Taylor, his history, his interactions with the people around him and his on again off again struggle with alcohol and drugs Bruen continues to crush his character with a stunning revelation concerning a situation from a previous entry in the series This is one series where I highly recommend that you read it in sequence, so much personal baggage is added from one book to the next.While not quite as strong as some of the previous books, this continues to be one of my favorite ongoing series.8 10 When a letter containing a list of victims arrives in the post, PI Jack Taylor tells himself that it s got 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 insistentlyA 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 What he doesn t know is that his relationship with the killer is far closer than he thinks And it s about to become deeply personalSpiked with dark humor, and fueled with rage at man s inhumanity to man, this is crime writing at its darkest and most original


About the Author: Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen, born in Galway in 1951, is the author of The Guards 2001 , the highly acclaimed first Jack Taylor novel He spent twenty five years as an English teacher in Africa, Japan, S.E Asia and South America His novel Her Last Call to Louis Mac Niece 1997 is in production for Pilgrim Pictures, his White Trilogy has been bought by Channel 4, and The Guards is to be filmed in Ireland by De Facto Films.He has won Two Shamus awards by Private Eye Writers of America for the best detective fiction genre novel of the year for The Guards 2004 and The Dramatist 2007 He has also received The Best series Award in February 2007 for the Jack Taylor novels from The Crime Writers Association


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