What happens when circumstances pair two cops with
questionable methods from two different countries as
partners in the NYPD? Answer: it does not turn into
anything like a lighthearted buddy action romp from
Michael O'Shea, a member of Ireland's police force, is pure
ambition; he uses brains, skills and underhanded strategies
to get sent to New York in a police exchange program. He
may be a rookie, but he has no intention of getting treated
like one in any department.
Kurt, known as Kebar for his formidable use of the lethal K-
bar in the line of duty, is not the grizzled veteran with a
heart of gold of movie stereotypes; he has an aggressive
nature he uses to obtain his own goals from the badge, and
he does not want to be tripping over somebody fresh off of
ONCE WERE COPS is all about action and cause and effect.
This book is for the reader who wants a down-and-dirty,
plot-based story that doesn't waste any time and keeps the
Michael O'Shea is a member of Ireland's police force, known
as The Guards. He's also a sociopath who walks a knife edge
between sanity and all-out mayhem. When an exchange program
is initiated and twenty Guards come to America and twenty
cops from the States go to Ireland, Shay, as he's known,
has his lifelong dream come true--he becomes a member of
the NYPD. But Shay's dream is about to become New York's
Paired with an unstable cop nicknamed Kebar for his liberal
use of a short, lethal metal stick called a K-bar, the two
unlikely partners become a devastatingly effective force in
the war against crime.
But Kebar harbors a dangerous secret: he's sold out to the
mob to help his sister. Her rape and beating leaves her in
a coma and pushes an already unstable Kebar over the edge
just as Shea’s dark secrets threaten boil over and into the
streets of New York.