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The Black Widow: The Catherine Nevin Story

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Number One Irish Bestseller. The incredible story of the murder which gripped the nation. When Tom Nevin was brutally murdered in Jack White's Inn on the morning of 19 March 1996 there was widespread mourning for the man known as a 'gentle giant'. And none seemed as grief-stricken as his widow, Catherine. She stood by the graveside holding a single red rose, the classic sy ...more
Paperback, 255 pages
Published June 20th 2000 by O'Brien Press
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I've owned this book in the paperback version for years. The main subject is of course , greed and murder. I've got a tiny claim to fame with this story, hence my rating... I've been to the pub, many moons ago on a family holiday to Wicklow (the beautiful Avoca) we had a lovely meal in the establishment where a very sweet elderly lady told me all about the grizzly tale. Seeing how fascinated I was she had her grandson bring a copy of the book for me to keep!

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Niamh O'Connor is one of Ireland's best known crime authors. She is a crime reporter with the Sunday World, Ireland's biggest selling Sunday newspaper, for whom she has written five true crime books which were given away with the newspaper. Her job, in which she interviews both high profile criminals and their victims means she knows the world she is writing about.
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