The Fairfax Incident by Terrence McCauley
Historical Fiction , Mystery & Thrillers
Pub Date 15 Jun 2018
When Hitler rose to power in the early 1930’s on a tide of nationalism, fascist groups emerged in many countries including the United States. With the economy in shreds, unemployment at an all time high and prohibition, little attention was paid. It is not surprising that The Fairfax Incident pits Doherty and his allies against one such group.
The Fairfax Incident begins much like any other pulp detective novel, but it quickly metamorphosizes into something more. While it can’t strictly be considered a spy novel, espionage plays a major role in The Fairfax Incident and is likely to play a larger role in the novels that follow. (The end of The Fairfax Incident makes further novels extremely likely) As in many pulp detective novels, there is a hefty dose of action- chases, gunfights, etc. But there is also a strong human element. Charlie Doherty is tough but he is a...