Celtic Thugs by Matthew Smith Jr.

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It was a time in America when the Irish mob was at the peak of its power, and poverty, crime, and corruption ran rampant on the streets of the Irish slums in South Boston. One man would try to climb to the top of the world of organized crime.

Follow Anthony Griffin on his journey as a young kid from the streets of Southie to his rise through the ranks of the Irish mob.

Helped along the way by his friends and mob boss Sean Finn, Anthony Griffin is faced with the realities of choosing a life as a gangster. As Anthony’s journey takes him down a dark path filled with violence, death, love, loyalty, and betrayal, he is in conflict with himself and with his very soul.

Nar lagai Dia do lamh, lad! May God not weaken your hand, lad!

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In his first published novel, Matthew Smith Jr. takes you through an epic tale, set in the early 1900s, of one man’s journey through the dark and violent world of the Irish mob. In this riveting story of larger-than-life characters, Matthew Smith Jr. takes you into the soft and caring side of the main character, only to drag you back into his violent and dangerous mind-set. Celtic Thugs is a superb story and a must-read!
Published December 28, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 202 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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