“Abbie Kearney is one of the most intriguing new suspense protagonists in memory, and Black Irish marks the captivating start of a brilliant thriller series.”
—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Last to Die
“Like a master class that’s accessible to anyone . . . reads as though it were written in a single, perfect draft.”
The Atlantic on Agent Garbo
 “A swashbuckling adventure . . . [the] characters leap to life.”
The New York Times Book Review on Empire of Blue Water
Stephan Talty is the author of Agent Garbo, Operation Cowboy and other best-selling works of narrative nonfiction. His Absalom Kearney crime novels debuted with the NYTimes bestseller Black Irish and continues with the highly-anticipated Hangman, a psychological thriller about a brilliant, ruthless predator who hunts his victims in the most exclusive neighborhoods of Talty’s hometown, Buffalo.