Chief O’Neill: Second Excerpt

State Street in early 1871 with its characteristic covering of mud. (Source: Kogan & Cromie)
State Street in early 1871 with its characteristic covering of mud. (Source: Kogan & Cromie)

Continuing the theme from the previous post: here is the next excerpt from my forthcoming novel, Chief O’Neill. This second excerpt has also already been published by the Celtic Junction Arts Review. The Celtic Junction are an amazing institution for promoting music and culture, with a focus on Irish-American heritage.

I have already outlined the events of this excerpt. For full details, check out my post titled “The New Policeman”. To recap this dramatic moment in Francis O’Neill’s life: after only a month or so as a new policeman, he is caught in the middle of a shoot-out with disastrous consequences…

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