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Gun Street Girl (Sean Duffy Series #4)

Gun Street Girl (Sean Duffy Series #4)

by Adrian McKinty


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Belfast, 1985. Amid the Troubles, Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary, struggles with burnout as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point-blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter died of a heroin overdose, which may or may not have something to do with Kelly's subsequent death.

New evidence leads elsewhere: gun runners, arms dealers, the British government, and a rogue American agent with a fake identity. Duffy thinks he's getting somewhere when agents from MI5 show up at his doorstep and try to recruit him, thus taking him off the investigation.

Duffy is in it up to his neck, doggedly pursuing a case that may finally prove his undoing.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633880009
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication date: 03/03/2015
Series: Sean Duffy Series , #4
Pages: 313
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Adrian McKinty was born and grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Oxford University on a full scholarship where he studied philosophy. In the mid 1990’s he moved to New York and found work in bars, bookstores, and building sites, finally becoming a high school English teacher in Denver, Colorado. In 2004 Adrian’s debut crime novel, Dead I Well May Be, was shortlisted for the Dagger Award and was optioned by Universal Pictures. Since then his books have sold over half a million copies and been translated into a dozen languages. Adrian won the 2017 Edgar Award and is a two time winner of the Ned Kelly Award and the Barry Award.

Table of Contents

1. A Scanner Darkly2. A Problem with Mr. Dwyer3. Murder Was the Case That They Gave Me4. The New Blood5. A Supposedly Fun Thing That I'll Never Do Again6. Tide Burial7. The Girl in Interview Room One8. Police Station Blues9. Contact High10. The Offer11. The Suicides Are Piling Up12. Over the Water13. Gun Street Girl14. Even the Wasps Cannot Find My Eyes15. Gottfried Habsburg16. The Third Man17. Interrogating Deirdre Ferris18. Nigel Vardon19. Special Branch Make a Scene20. Is That All There Is to a Fire? 21. The Quiet American22. Davenport Blues23. Stasis24. The Mysterious Mr. Connolly25. Convincing Nigel Vardon26. The Confidential Telephone27. Our Business Now Is North28. Blue Tigers29. Flow My Tears the Policeman SaidEpilogue: A Year and a Half LaterAfterword

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