Adrian McKinty is the author of eighteen novels, including the acclaimed Detective Sean Duffy novels. Rain Dogs was the winner of the 2017 Edgar® Award and the Barry Award for Best Paperback Original. Gun Street Girl was shortlisted for the Anthony, Ned Kelly, and Edgar® Awards. The Cold Cold Ground won the Spinetingler Award. I Hear the Sirens in the Street won the Barry Award and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award. In the Morning I'll Be Gone won the Ned Kelly Award and was selected by the American Library Association as one of the top-10 crime fiction novels of 2014. McKinty is also the author of the standalone historical The Sun Is God. Born and raised in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, McKinty was called "the best of the new generation of Irish crime novelists" in the Glasgow Herald.
Detective Sean Duffy is investigating a double murder-suicide committed by student Michael Kelly, but Duffy becomes suspicious when he discovers that Kelly was present at the party where the daughter of a government official died of a drug overdose.
Detective Inspector Sean Duffy investigates the death of journalist Lily Bigelow, who was working on a devastating investigation of corruption and abuse at the highest levels of power in the United Kingdom.
Northern Ireland. Spring 1981. Hunger strikes. Bombings. Assassinations. Sky high unemployment. Endemic rioting. Everyone who can is getting out. Amid the madness, Detective Sergeant Duffy is dealing with two cases: what may be Northern Ireland's first ever serial killer and a young woman's suicide that may yet turn out to be murder.
There's no such thing as a perfect crime. Sean Duffy knows this. He's back at work and ready for the horrors that awaits him, beginning with a torso in a suitcase, dumped in an abandoned factory. Fully fit after the trauma of his last investigation, Duffy is ready to follow the trail of blood that always, always connects a body to its killer.
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