Rebels of Babylon: A Novel (Abel Jones Mysteries) ebook
by Owen Parry
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Rebels of Babylon book. New Orleans, 1863 - occupied and impoverished, yet defiant. And Civil War detective Abel Jones, arriving to investigate the death of a young crusader, finds himself facing fantastic rumors of the resurrected dead as the city approaches riot and hysteria. It appears that Parry never wrote another Abel Jones mystery and that's OK with me. He wraps everything up quite neatly in this fifth book, sending Abel home to his wife and his business ventures, sick and tired of the brutality of war. Like him, I don't know if I could read another one.
Rebels of Babylon : A Novel. Book in the Abel Jones Series). When a Yankee heiress is murdered in Civil War-era, Union-occupied New Orleans, prim Methodist detective Abel Jones launches an investigation that takes him from the French Quarter alleys, to nearby plantations, to the local bayous, in a case that is complicated by regional superstition. 30,000 first printing.
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Rebels of Babylon is the dark and rich sixth adventure in the Abel Jones mystery series - winner of the prestigious .
Rebels of Babylon is the dark and rich sixth adventure in the Abel Jones mystery series - winner of the prestigious Hammett and Herodotus awards. From the tour de force mayhem of its opening scene to its stunning climax, Owen Parry's latest novel pays tribute to the great literary traditions of New Orleans, a city that knows how to keep its secrets.
Owen Parry has done it again. This Civil War murder mystery, the third in a series, moves Abel Jones, wounded veteran of Bull Run and reluctant detective, into a new venue - the Deep South. The first tale took us through the dark corridors of corruption in Washington, DC, and the second unearthed a grisly Fenian plot in up-state New York.
REBELS OF BABYLON Owen Parry Ralph Peters STACKPOLE BOOKS Books by. .But Abel Jones is not a quitting man. The negress plunged through the multitude
REBELS OF BABYLON Owen Parry Ralph Peters STACKPOLE BOOKS Books by Ralph Peters Nonfiction Lines of Fire Endless War Looking for Trouble Wars of Blood an. The negress plunged through the multitude. I followed as swiftly as my thankless leg allowed, struggling to hurry along in her wake before it closed up again.
Even though he had worn the enemy’s gray. Lieutenant Raines, whom I had met in the course of a foul affair in Mississippi, was a splendid lad confounded by the times. Lieutenant Raines, whom I had met in the course of a foul affair in Mississippi, was a splendid lad confounded by the times as, and unlucky in love. A softly handsome boy, his charm was the sort that wins the girl, but loses the woman. Francis Drake Raines was an innocent-although he had killed other men in battle-and, truth be told, the ladies like a leavening of danger in their sweethearts
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American Civil War (1861-1865), Jones, Abel (Fictitious character), Government investigators, Irish Americans, Welsh Americans, Government investigators, Irish Americans, Jones, Abel (Fictitious character), Welsh Americans. New York : HarperTorch.