I Hear the Sirens in the Street: A Detective Sean Duffy Novel [NOOK Book]

Overview

A torso in a suitcase looks like an impossible case. But Sean Duffy isn't easily deterred, especially when his floundering love life leaves him in need of distraction. So, with Detective Constables McCrabban and McBride, he goes to work identifying the victim. The torso turns out to be all that's left of an American tourist who once served in the US military. What was he doing in Northern Ireland in the midst of the 1982 Troubles? The trail leads to the doorstep of a beautiful, flame-haired, twenty- something ...
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I Hear the Sirens in the Street: A Detective Sean Duffy Novel

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Overview

A torso in a suitcase looks like an impossible case. But Sean Duffy isn't easily deterred, especially when his floundering love life leaves him in need of distraction. So, with Detective Constables McCrabban and McBride, he goes to work identifying the victim. The torso turns out to be all that's left of an American tourist who once served in the US military. What was he doing in Northern Ireland in the midst of the 1982 Troubles? The trail leads to the doorstep of a beautiful, flame-haired, twenty- something widow, whose husband died at the hands of an IRA assassination team just a few months before. Suddenly, Duffy is caught between his romantic instincts, gross professional misconduct, and powerful men he should know better than to mess with. These include British intelligence, the FBI, and local paramilitary death squads, enough to keep even the savviest detective busy. Duffy's growing sense of self-doubt isn't helping. But, being a legendarily stubborn man, he doesn't let that stop him pursuing the case to its explosive conclusion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616147884
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publication date: 5/14/2013
  • Series: Troubles Trilogy
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 62,195
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Adrian McKinty is the author of seven crime novels, including Dead I Well May Be (shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award), Fifty Grand (the 2010 Spinetingler Award winner), and Falling Glass, and, most recently, The Cold Cold Ground. Born and raised in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, McKinty was called "the best of the new generation of Irish crime novelists" in the Glasgow Herald.
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  • Posted July 31, 2013

    Great mystery

    Read this book on the way to the UK, including a trip to Belfast. Originally saw an article about the author in the WSJ. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Helped me understand a bit of the culture there and the language. Bought another book by this author to read on the way home.

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  • Posted July 6, 2013

    Excellent novel and again this is more than just a police proced

    Excellent novel and again this is more than just a police procedural. The characters, history, plot and humour all combine to make an exciting read. Looking forward to the third Duffy installment.

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