Bloodland: A Novel

Bloodland: A Novel

by Alan Glynn
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Bloodland: A Novel by Alan Glynn

A Picador Paperback Original

A helicopter crash off the coast of Ireland sends unexpected ripples through the international community in this intricate new thriller from the author of Winterland and Limitless (now a major motion picture).

Susie Monaghan was on the cusp of stardom when her life was cut short by a tragic helicopter crash. After a full investigation, her death was ruled an accident: case closed. But a hungry young journalist named Jimmy Gilroy isn't buying the official story. Before dying, Susie's path had crossed with an unlikely gallery of powerful men: an ex-Prime minister with a carefully guarded secret; the businessman brother of a U.S. Senator angling for the Oval Office; and a billionaire investor with his eye on an extremely rare commodity. Might there also be a link between Susie's death and a deranged security contractor operating in Congo? Piece by piece, Jimmy uncovers a bizarre nexus of coincidence among these disparate people and events, revealing a conspiracy of frightening reach and consequence--one that could cost him his life.

Set against a vividly drawn world of corporate and political intrigue, Alan Glynn's Bloodland is a riveting paranoid thriller of uncommon depth and page-turning suspense.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429927321
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 01/31/2012
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 624,780
File size: 944 KB

About the Author

Alan Glynn is a graduate of Trinity College. His first novel, The Dark Fields, was released in March 2011 as the movie Limitless by Relativity Media. He is also the author of Winterland.


Alan Glynn is a graduate of Trinity College. His first novel, Limitless (originally published as The Dark Fields), was released as a film in March 2011 by Relativity Media and as a TV series in 2015 by CBS. He is also the author ofWinterland; Bloodland, a Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original; Graveland; and his most recent novel, Paradime, is currently under option with ITV Studios America and One-Two Punch Productions. He lives in Ireland.

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Bloodland 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
pen21 More than 1 year ago
Bloodland is a fast paced thriller. A Dublin journalist is writing a biography of a movie star who died in a helicopter crash. The journalist finds there is much more than just Susie's death involved in this accident. This is my first Alan Glynn book and I will be reading this author again.
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