A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift

More real stories from the RUC men and women who policed the Troubles

Colin Breen

In this follow-up to his bestselling A Force Like No Other, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. Includes stories about the IRA border campaign (1958-62), the Shankill Butchers murders and the 1987 Remembrance Day bombing in Enniskillen.
Date Published :
December 2019
Publisher :
Blackstaff Press
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781780732381
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.3 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$14.95

Overview
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In this follow-up to his bestselling A Force Like No Other, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. Includes stories about the IRA border campaign (1958–62), the Shankill Butchers murders and the 1987 Remembrance Day bombing in Enniskillen.

About The Author
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Colin Breen is a freelance journalist, screenwriter and broadcaster. He has written extensively for many newspapers, including the Belfast Telegraph, Sunday Life and Herald Dublin, and is a regular commentator on local and national radio, television and the BBC World Service. He served as an officer in the RUC for over fourteen years at the height of the Troubles.

REVIEWS
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A remarkable book. The story of the RUC is one that should be told. And it's told brilliantly.

- Talk Radio, London

Without the contribution of those in this book there would have been no peace process. They can be proud of what they did to defend democracy and the rule of law

- Lord Caine, former adviser to the Secrectary of State for Northern Ireland

It is the human element that makes this a powerful book, one that will not appeal to everyone, especially those who have no fondness for the police, but it a hard book to ignore as it is a candid reflection of some very bloody times in recent Northern Irish history, as told by real people. A Force Like No Other and A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift emphasise Colin Breen's professional and emotional attachment to his old force, and highlights his credentials as a very fine writer indeed.  

- Dropped the Moon blog

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