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BOOK REVIEW – Screwed by Eoin Colfer

By Marty Mulrooney

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Screwed by Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl) is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Plugged, which Alternative Magazine Online awarded Book of the Year 2011 and described as “an action packed, hilariously dark thriller with plenty of mystery to spare”. Former bouncer and ex-army sergeant Daniel McEvoy returns in a  sequel that will once again see him facing the dark – and often darkly humorous – New Jersey underworld, fighting bent cops, hired muscle and a vengeful crime boss as he tries to survive to at least see the grand re-opening of his club.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Eoin Colfer (Author, Plugged)

By Marty Mulrooney

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AMO recently reviewed Eoin Colfer’s latest novel Plugged, describing it as a “phenomenal page-turner of a book that offers one of 2011’s best reads so far.” Much to our delight, Mr Colfer then kindly agreed to join us for an exclusive online interview where we discussed Plugged, his Artemis Fowl series of books and baldness!

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BOOK REVIEW – Plugged by Eoin Colfer

By Marty Mulrooney

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Plugged marks a major departure in both subject matter and tone for author Eoin Colfer. Known mostly for his bestselling Artemis Fowl series of children’s books, here Colfer turns his gaze towards a strictly adult audience. Plugged is the story of Daniel McEvoy (Dan to his friends), an Irishman in New Jersey who works as a bouncer at a seedy strip club. When one of the club’s hostesses is murdered, a bizarre chain of events is set into motion that sees Dan stepping outside the law into a world of crime, deception, violence… and black-market hair transplant ops.

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