$18.79
  • RRP: $19.99 Details

    Recommended Retail Price (RRP)

    The RRP displayed is the most recent manufacturer’s recommended retail price made available to Amazon AU.
  • You Save: $1.20 (6%)
& FREE Delivery
Usually dispatched within 3 to 4 days.
Ships from and sold by Book Depository UK.
<Embed>
Other Sellers on Amazon
$16.79
And FREE delivery on eligible orders. See details and conditions
Sold by: Amazon AU
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


The Devil's Half Mile: 1 Paperback – 5 August 2019

3.9 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Paperback
$18.79
$16.79
Arrives: 17 - 23 Feb

Releases March 2, 2021. Pre-order Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life now with Pre-order Price Guarantee.
If the Amazon.com.au price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you'll receive the lowest price. Order now
click to open popover

Special offers and product promotions

  • Buy this item and get 90 days Free Amazon Music Unlimited. After purchase you will receive an email with further information. Offer valid for a limited time only. Terms and Conditions apply.” Learn more here.

Frequently bought together

  • The Devil's Half Mile: 1
  • +
  • Hudson's Kill: 2
Total Price: $35.79
Buy the selected items together

Releases March 2, 2021. Pre-order Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life now with Pre-order Price Guarantee.
If the Amazon.com.au price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you'll receive the lowest price. Order now

Product details

  • Publisher : Corvus PBS; Main edition (5 August 2019)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1786493527
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1786493521
  • Dimensions : 12.9 x 2.2 x 19.8 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.9 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

Product description

Review

A tense, violent and atmospheric crime thriller set in 1799 when the white-collar criminals carried switchblades and human lives were traded like sacks of grain. ― Michael Robotham, award-winning author of LIFE OR DEATH

A page-turning historical thriller... A perfect holiday read. ― Irish Independent

A meticulously researched historical thriller... with strong, multifaceted [characters] and tight plotting. I will impatiently await the sequel. -- Patrick Taylor

Fascinating and well drawn. ― The Times

The Devil's Half-Mile terrified me. Paddy Hirsch's vivid story of New York in 1799 shows just how vulnerable our newborn nation was to greedy men with no moral centers. Young Irish-American Justice Flanagan manages to expose the corruption of Wall Street and misdeeds of government officials but it's a close thing. Impossible not to think of parallels to today and hope there are some contemporary Justice Flanagans at work. Powerful. ― Mary Pat Kelly, filmmaker and best-selling author of Galway Bay and Of Irish Blood

About the Author

Paddy Hirsch was educated in Dublin and Belfast, and the University of Warwick, where he founded the University's Irish Society. He started his journalism career in Hong Kong after a short stint in the military, and spent the next few years working in East and Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe. From there to America, where he covered various aspects of Wall Street for a variety of American and European news outlets. He lives in Los Angeles.

Customer reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars
3.9 out of 5
29 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from Australia

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Australia

Top reviews from other countries

Sue
5.0 out of 5 stars Cracking historical thriller set in New York, 1799
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 May 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Really good yarn, lightly spiced with a little history
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 September 2018
Verified Purchase
Matt Merritt
5.0 out of 5 stars A thoroughly enjoyable historical thriller
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 December 2019
Verified Purchase
K. Love
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid, twisty crime fiction set in Hamilton's NYC
Reviewed in the United States on 14 June 2018
Verified Purchase
11 people found this helpful
Report abuse
TRexDaddy
4.0 out of 5 stars Not a bad start
Reviewed in the United States on 11 May 2019
Verified Purchase