Author(s): Stephan Talty
EVERYONE FEARS HANGMAN...When serial killer Marcus Flynn last haunted North Buffalo's streets, horror rippled in his wake. Though imprisoned, his legacy - and the mysterious fate of his last victim - lives on. Now the monster who condemned innocents to death has escaped and is poised to strike again. In a city gripped by fear, homicide cop Absalom Kearney is the only one who can stop Hangman's second reign of terror. Abbie must lead the desperate manhunt to track a relentless predator because with each passing hour the deaths are mounting up and Hangman's noose is getting tighter...
Abbie Kearney is one of the most intriguing new suspense protagonists in memory, and BLACK IRISH marks the captivating start of a brilliant thriller series -- Tess Gerritsen A compelling read Guardian Hypnotic New York Times
Stephan Talty was born in Buffalo, New York, to parents who'd emigrated from County Clare, Ireland. He went to Bishop Timon High School before attending Amherst College, where he graduated with a degree in English. He's written for the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Playboy, the Chicago Review and many others. Stephan Talty now lives outside New York City with his wife and two children.