This book is a standalone prequel to The Dublin Trilogy.
For Detective Bunny McGarry, life is complicated, and it is about to get more so.
It’s 1999 and his hard won reputation amongst Dublin’s criminal fraternity, for being a massive pain in the backside, is unfortunately shared by his bosses. His partner has a career-threatening gambling problem and, oh yeah, Bunny's finally been given a crack at the big time. He’s set the task of bringing down the most skilled and ruthless armed robbery gang in Irish history. So the last thing he needs in his life is yet another complication.
Her name is Simone. She is smart, funny, talented and, well, complicated. When her shocking past turns up to threaten her and Bunny’s chance at a future, things get very complicated indeed. If the choice is upholding the law or protecting those he loves, which way will the big fella turn?
Angels in the Moonlight is part of Caimh McDonnell’s critically acclaimed Dublin Trilogy series which melds fast-paced action with a distinctly Irish acerbic wit, and it is complicated.
Angels in the Moonlight was selected as a book of the month in the Rick O'Shea bookclub, Ireland's largest bookclub.
Praise for Angels in the Moonlight
"One of the best, funniest thrillers I've read in such a long, long time. I'm off to read the rest of the trilogy. Brilliant". Rick O’Shea, RTE
“Quite possibly the best book I’ve read this year. The writing is tremendous; Caimh McDonnell has a gift for storytelling and leads his readers on a merry journey through his books, regaling them with humour and wit.” The Quiet Knitter
“Angels in the Moonlight is bloody brilliant. McDonnell doesn’t put a foot wrong. Perfection on a page!” Bloomin’ Brilliant Books
“Angels in The Moonlight has everything you want in a good read…packed with punchlines and a fantastic storyline. The pages are littered with witty one-liners and side-splitting laugh-out-loud moments.” Swirl and Thread
“Caimh McDonnell is a fabulous writer, the mix of action, humor and heart gets me every time.” A Bookaholic Swede
“I enjoyed every page. This is a brilliant, hilarious, touching, and moving book.” Brandywine books
“Angels fills the gaps of the trilogy in the most fantastically funny way.” Whispering Stories
“Caimh McDonnell manages to mix a police procedural with funny escapades incredibly skilfully.” A Crime Reader’s Blog
“Angels in the Moonlight is a funny and charming novel that will make you fall a little bit in love with Bunny McGarry.” The Welsh Librarian
“The perfect mix of crime and humour.” Bibliophile Book Club
“With a tight plot, a wide range of human emotions and some brilliant secondary characters – this book is, if anything even better than the previous two.” Cleopatra Loves Books
“This Dublin-based police procedural has an intriguing, multi-pronged plot that flows smoothly without getting bogged down by details. Mystery fans will enjoy the roller-coaster ride. The prose is clean, sharp, and lively. This mystery, deftly seasoned with humor and Irish slang, is memorable and powerful. The characters are compelling and well-developed. From protagonist Detective Bunny McGarry and his fellow coppers to peripheral characters like the streetwise nuns, this book is full of memorable characters.” The Booklife Prize from Publisher’s Weekly