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‘Luke Waters had more than 20 years on the job. What he saw, what he heard and what he did will make you sit up, stay up and keep reading – and that’s only what he can tell you.’ – Ed Conlon, Bestselling Author of Blue Blood.

Finglas native Luke Waters dreamed of following his grandfather and brother into An Garda Siochana, until, as for so many other Irish men and women in the 1980s, America beckoned. But Luke never lost sight of his dream and, in spite of the hurdles he had to overcome, in August 1993 he joined the ranks of New York’s finest.
As Waters rose through the ranks to become a homicide detective in one of the toughest places in the world, The Bronx, he would see the best and the worst: the heroism of fellow detectives, the ravages of crack cocaine, and the terrible fallout of 9/11.
NYPD Green is a no-holds-barred account of the people and the cases, but also an insight into the dark side of a job where corruption and bravery often go hand in hand. The story of an Irishman made good, of the American dream, NYPD Green also pays tribute to one of the hardest jobs there is.

Reviews

[NYPD Green] has everything, really, that an Irish audience could want: a likeable, cheerful main character, a story of emigration and success on foreign shores, and perhaps, most of all, cops. ... [If you] simply want a cracking story - with the added edge of true-life - NYPD Green tells a very good one
Irish Independent