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Envision a crime scene in the 1960's. A smoke filled room, a headstrong detective, and no specialized police units. Breshnahan the detective constantly tries to trip up Father Ed and his Brother Dr. Frank. The detective succeeds at times, but ultimately everyone is on the wrong track. The Eye of the Needle also speaks to the moral dilemma a 'man of God' must face when choosing to tell the truth, or possibly incriminate those he cares about.
Walsh began writing as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun and for the U.S. Army Historical Branch, but by 1933 he retired from journalism and turned to mystery writing. As a self-employed writer for thirty-six years, Walsh published more than fifty short stories and eleven novels--each set in the streets of New York City and depicting various elements of the city's vital population. His 1955 Nightma ...more