Rain Dogs (Sean Duffy Series #5)

Rain Dogs (Sean Duffy Series #5)

by Adrian McKinty
Rain Dogs (Sean Duffy Series #5)

Rain Dogs (Sean Duffy Series #5)

by Adrian McKinty

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WINNER! EDGAR® AWARD and BARRY AWARD® for BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL! It’s just the same things over and again for Sean Duffy: riot duty, heartbreak, cases he can solve but never get to court. But what detective gets two locked-room mysteries in one career? When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead in the courtyard of Carrickfergus castle, it looks like a suicide. Yet there are just a few things that bother Duffy enough to keep the case file open. Which is how he finds out that she was working on a devastating investigation of corruption and abuse at the highest levels of power in the UK and beyond. And so Duffy has two impossible problems on his desk: Who killed Lily Bigelow? And what were they trying to hide?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633881303
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication date: 03/08/2016
Series: Sean Duffy Series , #5
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Adrian McKinty is the author of eighteen novels, including the acclaimed Detective Sean Duffy novels. Rain Dogs won the 2017 Edgar® 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.

Table of Contents

1. The Most Famous Man in the World2. The Theft That Wasn’t3. Lizzie Fitzpatrick Redux? 4. Mr. Underhill5. The Strange Suicide of Lily Bigelow6. The One Shoe7. Interviewing the Finns8. The Killing of the Chief Super9. Wiping the Whiteboard10. The Preliminary Autopsy Report11. Interviewing Mr. Underhill Redux12. East to the Smoke13. Jimmy Savile’s Caravan14. Kinkaid15. Tony McIlroy’s Detective Agency16. The Brothel17. Ed McBain’s Notebook18. Finlandia19. Constable Hornborg’s Story20. On the Ice21. Mercury tilt22. Closing the Net23. The Famous Carrickfergus Fifteen-Pub Crawl24. The Ministry Man25. Breaking the Case26. Lifting the Prime Suspect27. How He Did It28. The Oakman Surprises Everyone29. Kami No Itte—The Divine Move30. What Defeat Tastes Like31. It’s Not the Leaving of Liverpool That Grieves Me32. The Helsinki Times (Five Months Later)Afterword

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