Fiction Ebooks

Linehan's Ordeal

Downloads: 229         Pages: 24

Published: 1 year ago

Rating: Rated: 1 times Rate It

  • 1 star
  • 2 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 5 stars

Author:

Book Description HTML  |   Report this book

The third story in the Sean Linehan series, set in the year 2021. Linehan brings over his dead boss to Hong Kong to open Asia’s finest sports venue, the SplattaDome. Captivated by the alluring Hypatia, Sean gets kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas and help prisoner in a safe house. His government will not pay a ransom. Can he stay alive long enough to fulfil his quest to give up the perks of his job – money, girls and dodgy antiques - and become good? Or even long enough to see Hypatia again? Will his policeman friend, Wayne, rescue him? Dark humour and subtle satire enrich this short tale of our all-too-near future.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bryan Murphy

I am a man of Kent, though I come from a long line of Irish peasants. I have worked as a fruit-picker, kitchen hand, road-sweeper, bar-tender, wages clerk, teacher of English as a foreign language, translator and copy-editor. I recently retired from a job within the United Nations system, and now concentrate on my own words, as a writer and an actor. My home is Italy.

Author's Social Media:   Twitter Account |FB Profile

Other books by author...

  • SuperOldie
    SuperOldie Short Stories by Bryan Murphy
    SuperOldie
    SuperOldie

    Reads:
    57

    Pages:
    20

    Published:
    Dec 2015

    Retired spy Franco Tira saves an old Englishman, Charlie Dunpy, from poison meant for himself. Charlie has dementia, but also unusual powers that Franco wants...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Linehan's Trip
    Linehan's Trip Free Previews by Bryan Murphy
    Linehan's Trip
    Linehan's Trip

    Reads:
    182

    Pages:
    25

    Published:
    Dec 2014

    The year is 2019. Sean Linehan arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his ow...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Linehan Saves
    Linehan Saves Free Previews by Bryan Murphy
    Linehan Saves
    Linehan Saves

    Reads:
    132

    Pages:
    26

    Published:
    Dec 2014

    In this story set in the near future, Sean Linehan, an international football executive, travels to China with a mission to save a group of players and offici...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Houlihan's Wake
    Houlihan's Wake Short Stories by Bryan Murphy
    Houlihan's Wake
    Houlihan's Wake

    Reads:
    180

    Pages:
    42

    Published:
    Nov 2014

    Can a young man succeed in dying amid the splendour of Mexico? In Houlihan’s Wake, a young Irishman goes to Playa Chisme, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, det...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

You may also like...

  • Kumokie: A Bride of Old Korea
    Kumokie: A Bride of Old Korea Fiction by LTI
    Kumokie: A Bride of Old Korea
    Kumokie: A Bride of Old Korea

    Reads:
    82

    Pages:
    186

    Published:
    Jan 2017

    The Digital Library of Korean Classics is a project undertaken by Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) to digitalize selected translated titl...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • The Cloud Dream of the Nine, a Korean Novel: A Story of the Times of the Tangs of China About 840 A.D
    The Cloud Dream of the Nine, a Korean Novel: A Story of the Times of the Tangs of China About 840 A.D Fiction by LTI
    The Cloud Dream of the Nine, a Korean Novel: A Story of the Times of the Tangs of China About 840 A.D
    The Cloud Dream of the Nine, a Korean Novel: A Story of the Times of the Tangs of China About 840 A.D

    Reads:
    11

    Pages:
    280

    Published:
    Jan 2017

    The Digital Library of Korean Classics is a project undertaken by Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) to digitalize selected translated titl...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • The Nysse
    The Nysse Fiction by Chris Saferos
    The Nysse
    The Nysse

    Reads:
    21

    Pages:
    205

    Published:
    Jan 2017

    It is a book based on my personal experience with schizophrenia at a time when I was unaware of the condition I was suffering from. Love, music, friendship, m...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Ship to Shore
    Ship to Shore Fiction by Robin Dee
    Ship to Shore
    Ship to Shore

    Reads:
    169

    Pages:
    139

    Published:
    Jan 2017

    Dave Buckingham, a DJ on a small radio station in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is feeling very disillusioned with his life. On his midnight show, every record he ...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

Remove