Head On

Head On

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"Replete with fast-paced action and nonstop confrontations, Head On represents the kind of thriller that makes readers stop and think about choices, consequences, and the intersection between political purpose, special interests, and the greater good. -- D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

Arab terrorists in Brooklyn connect with the Russian mafia in Brighton Beach and the NYPD's Captain Jimmy Gallagher wants to know why. He catches a glimpse of -he's not sure what. But before he can piece it together, the FBI steps in and calls him off. Vladimir Shorotov, Russian Godfather and ex KGB head has a professional relationship with the feds. But Gallagher won't leave it alone. He goes rogue and winds up suspended. In the end, Jimmy alone realizes the insidious nature of the connection. Shorotov has fronted the services of a thousand Caucasian Muslims from Chechnya to the Islamic terror cell in Brooklyn Head On, is the ultimate confrontation between terror and law and order. It is realized when thousands of well-wishers crowd onto Manhattan's Pier 92 to see the historic passing of the torch from the QE2 to the QM2. A terrorist's rocket is fired from New Jersey and over 2,000 passengers and crew break the all-time evacuation record. What follows is how the NYPD closed ranks and faced off with the terrorists who came to wreak havoc in New York City.
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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 19.05mm | 399.16g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 1940773326
  • 9781940773322

About John Monaghan

John Monaghan is a retired captain of the New York City Police Department and a graduate of Harvard University. During his time with the NYPD he was called upon to deal with several high profile cases along with matters of extreme violence. He came to know New York City very well, downtown, uptown, and places not normally frequented by respectable people. He is a native of New York City and currently a suburbanite living with his wife and family in Blauvelt, NY. He is a skilled writer who used that skill internally in police matters and is now using it to write novels based upon the exploits of NYPD Captain Jimmy Gallagher. Head on is the first of three novels he has written for History Publishing Global.
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