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FREE DOWNLOAD à The First Ward Of the First Ward's Sullivan Brothers and their wary families Living side by side in houses at river's edge police Detective Sergeant Jim Sullivan resists as best he might Conners' smothering oversee while his younger brother John P Sullivan obsessed with attaining political power eagerly crosses over to the dark side as a Conners allyComplicating matters is the presence of Jim's brother in law David J Nugent mentored from a young age by Conners to assume the role of his chief lieutenant and enforcer of violence Nugent's persistent criminality stirs conflict in Jim's otherwise strong marriage to Nugent's apologist sister HannahAt the opposite end of the spectrum from Fingy Conners lies the great Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain Whilst co owner of the B. I enjoyed this book but it is far too overwritten The details are for the most part well done but the author must have thought that his book would be considered a primary resource It is those very details that bog down the tale without exploration of the characters Although the characters are well presented given interesting situations and enough depth that we care about them we never feel as if they are clearly defined Because of this as the story progresses the narrative becomes lost in petty detail and the characters lack the dimension to keep us in the story Tennessee Reunion Williamston Wildlife Rescue #3 great Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain Whilst co owner of the B. I enjoyed this book but it is far too overwritten The details are for the most part well done but the author must have thought that his book would be considered a primary resource It is those very details that bog down the tale without exploration of the characters Although the characters are well presented Tempted by the Badge To Serve and Seduce #2 given interesting situations and enough depth that we care about them we never feel as if they are clearly defined Because of this as the story progresses the narrative becomes lost in petty detail and the characters lack the dimension to keep us in the story

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FREE DOWNLOAD à The First Ward Uffalo Express newspaper Clemens takes teenage Jim Sullivan under his wing sensing the deep wounding having been suffered by the youth Sam instills hope and purpose at the cusp of Jim's manhood where little previously existed even as Clemens himself continues to suffer great distress and deep personal lossAll of the personalties in The First Ward novel series are real They lived and breathed and walked the streets The core characters are the author's own ancestorsThe First Ward is a sweeping novel 5 part series set in Buffalo's Irish waterfront First Ward immortalizing the many actual historical figures who struggled to make their mark on this world ranging from CIA founder Wild Bill Donovan to those who have undeservedly faded into oblivionBuy it no. Don t waste your time on this book I read all 394 pages of it and was thoroughly enjoying it the story building up to what I thought would be a climactic conclusion when the story ended abruptly and I was left hanging with one of the main characters being carted away in an ambulanceThe next thing I read was Part II coming 2013Nowhere was the reader ever told that this was only Part I Talk about a scam I ll never read another of Sullivan s books no matter what kind of glowing reviews he gets I d like to have back the several hours I invested in this bookAlso the cover and teaser of the book are deceptive It is a picture of Mark Twain and implies he s a major part of this book Untrue his role is very minor Heroism Begins with Her Inspiring Stories of Bold Brave and Gutsy Women in the US Military great distress and deep personal lossAll of the personalties in The First Ward novel series are real They lived and breathed and walked the streets The core characters are the author's own ancestorsThe First Ward is a sweeping novel 5 part series set in Buffalo's Irish waterfront First Ward immortalizing the many actual historical figures who struggled to make their mark on this world ranging from CIA founder Wild Bill Donovan to those who have undeservedly faded into oblivionBuy it no. Don t waste your time on this book I read all 394 pages of it and was thoroughly enjoying it the story building up to what I thought would be a climactic conclusion when the story ended abruptly and I was left hanging with one of the main characters being carted away in an ambulanceThe next thing I read was Part II coming 2013Nowhere was the reader ever told that this was only Part I Talk about a scam I ll never read another of Sullivan s books no matter what kind of Buried Mountain Secrets glowing reviews he Buried Mountain Secrets gets I d like to have back the several hours I invested in this bookAlso the cover and teaser of the book are deceptive It is a picture of Mark Twain and implies he s a major part of this book Untrue his role is very minor

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FREE DOWNLOAD à The First Ward Fingy Conners was a millionaireand a serial murderGet ready to be astonished at what this now forgotten actual historical figure was not only capable of but got away withIf Fingy Conners had sprung from some writer's fanciful imaginings such a character would be dismissed as outlandish and improbable so thoroughly and so swiftly did this man accrue wealth political power and cruel domination over so manyBased on over a thousand newspaper and magazine articles written about him the character of Fingy Conners serves as a template for how thoroughly someone who asserts unmitigated authority backed by audacious lies and unrelenting threats of violence and retribution can rise to the top unchallengedFingy Conners' domination is best viewed though the eyes. Those hooked on the addictive intricacies of the BBC s Downton Abbey will much enjoy Richard Sullivan s The First Ward a glowing first volume in what the author promises will be a multi book seriesThis novel kidnaps the reader into an unexplored era and places little known to most and provides those of us who thought we were familiar with all of our nation s history something novel and fresh sturdily cemented in actual reported events and for this feat Sullivan must be celebrated Many historical novels harken back to others we ve read previously but The First Ward stands alone in my experience for its skillful integration of actual published newspaper and magazine accounts detailing astonishing documented events as reported the day they occurredIntertwined with fantastic stories such as that of the Fenian Invasion in which ten thousand disgruntled Civil War vets took up arms immediately following that conflict ended and amassed in Buffalo to launch an invasion of Canada to hold that country hostage until Britain gave Ireland its freedom is the saga of the Sullivan family emigrants from the Irish famine trying to survive in a strange and for them mostly brutal new land This reader had never heard of the Wide Awakes the crazed grassroots national youth movement borne to help elect Abraham Lincoln to the presidency nor that Mark Twain began his married life in Buffalo as editor of the Buffalo Express newspaperBut most fascinating of all a very real diabolical and extremely powerful person so powerful in fact that it boggles the mind we have never heard the name Fingy Conners before is resurrected from the lost pages of history to be reborn in all his despicable and overpowering glory Conners headed New York State s Democratic party owned two prominent newspapers controlled the whole of shipping on all the Great Lakes murdered and pillaged and owned politicians by the scoreThere is not a superfluous paragraph in this 394 page book not a dull passage nor anything to slog through to get to the good parts for the entire book is composed of good parts that engage and fascinate and wrench the heart and touch us deeplyThe author was uoted as saying that The First Ward is 75% real history which provides that truth is indeed stranger than fiction Even though the story is in no way similar to Downton Abbey s it rivals it in its addictive storyline of rivalry and heartbreak intrigue back stabbing and well developed real life charactersAs I read The First Ward I could picture it coming to life on the screen and I am thinking it will not be long before some savvy producer wishing to capitalize on the public s Downton Abbey fixation will see The First Ward as an American Downton AbbeyBut meanwhile I anxiously await volume 2 of The First WardThe First Ward High Risk Affair Silhouette Intimate Moments got away withIf Fingy Conners had sprung from some writer's fanciful imaginings such a character would be dismissed as outlandish and improbable so thoroughly and so swiftly did this man accrue wealth political power and cruel domination over so manyBased on over a thousand newspaper and magazine articles written about him the character of Fingy Conners serves as a template for how thoroughly someone who asserts unmitigated authority backed by audacious lies and unrelenting threats of violence and retribution can rise to the top unchallengedFingy Conners' domination is best viewed though the eyes. Those hooked on the addictive intricacies of the BBC s Downton Abbey will much enjoy Richard Sullivan s The First Ward a Monophobia 1 glowing first volume in what the author promises will be a multi book seriesThis novel kidnaps the reader into an unexplored era and places little known to most and provides those of us who thought we were familiar with all of our nation s history something novel and fresh sturdily cemented in actual reported events and for this feat Sullivan must be celebrated Many historical novels harken back to others we ve read previously but The First Ward stands alone in my experience for its skillful integration of actual published newspaper and magazine accounts detailing astonishing documented events as reported the day they occurredIntertwined with fantastic stories such as that of the Fenian Invasion in which ten thousand disgruntled Civil War vets took up arms immediately following that conflict ended and amassed in Buffalo to launch an invasion of Canada to hold that country hostage until Britain The Passionate Lover gave Ireland its freedom is the saga of the Sullivan family emigrants from the Irish famine trying to survive in a strange and for them mostly brutal new land This reader had never heard of the Wide Awakes the crazed Nouns Verbs grassroots national youth movement borne to help elect Abraham Lincoln to the presidency nor that Mark Twain began his married life in Buffalo as editor of the Buffalo Express newspaperBut most fascinating of all a very real diabolical and extremely powerful person so powerful in fact that it boggles the mind we have never heard the name Fingy Conners before is resurrected from the lost pages of history to be reborn in all his despicable and overpowering Thicker Than Water The Grayson Trilogy #3 glory Conners headed New York State s Democratic party owned two prominent newspapers controlled the whole of shipping on all the Great Lakes murdered and pillaged and owned politicians by the scoreThere is not a superfluous paragraph in this 394 page book not a dull passage nor anything to slog through to Colton Cowboy Standoff Coltons of Roaring Springs #1 get to the Someday Jennifer good parts for the entire book is composed of November Road: A Novel good parts that engage and fascinate and wrench the heart and touch us deeplyThe author was uoted as saying that The First Ward is 75% real history which provides that truth is indeed stranger than fiction Even though the story is in no way similar to Downton Abbey s it rivals it in its addictive storyline of rivalry and heartbreak intrigue back stabbing and well developed real life charactersAs I read The First Ward I could picture it coming to life on the screen and I am thinking it will not be long before some savvy producer wishing to capitalize on the public s Downton Abbey fixation will see The First Ward as an American Downton AbbeyBut meanwhile I anxiously await volume 2 of The First WardThe First Ward


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    READ The First Ward Richard Sullivan ï 1 FREE DOWNLOAD The First Ward E–pub Free I enjoyed this book but it is far too overwritten The details are for the most part well done but the author must have thought that his book would be considered a primary resource It is those very details that bog down the tale without exploration of the characters Although the characters are well presented given interesting situations and enough depth that we care about them we never feel as if they are cle

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    The First Ward E–pub Free Epic in every sense of the wordI don't recall how I came by this book I thought it was historical fiction Turns out its literary nonfiction and pretty entertaining at that The story of Buffalo during the last 60 years of the 18th century is fascinating It's also long I don't know how long it would be in print but I daresay it would

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    The First Ward E–pub Free I enjoyed this novel which the author appropriately descried as a “scrapbook of sorts” Despite a few insignificant editing erro

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    The First Ward E–pub Free Don't waste your time on this book I read all 394 pages of it and was thoroughly enjoying it the story building up to what I thought would be a climactic conclusion when the story ended abruptly and I was left hanging with one of the main characters being carted away in an ambulanceThe next thing I read was Part II coming

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    FREE READ Å AKUENTAJUI.CO ï Richard Sullivan The First Ward E–pub Free It was interesting to read about Buffalo in the late 1800's you know just a few years before I was born there It was fun trying to imagine the parts of the city that he described and for the most part they were places that I don't th

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    The First Ward E–pub Free If your family is from the Old First Ward in Buffalo as my husband's is you have to read this book You may recognize some of the names and places Otherwise I think it's an interesting story of 19th century urban Irish life and politics Purpo

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    Richard Sullivan ï 1 FREE DOWNLOAD The First Ward E–pub Free Poor fiction good history This book is an historical fiction about life in Buffalo from about 1850 to 1900 It gives pretty nice accounts about what life was like for the working poor the politics housing hazards and small celebrations It will not make you long for peaceful long ago times

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  • Paperback
  • 590
  • The First Ward
  • Richard Sullivan
  • English
  • 06 September 2019
  • 9781463636586