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Description - Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty

Belfast 1988: a man has been shot in the back with an arrow. It ain't Injuns and it isn't Robin Hood. But uncovering exactly who has done it will take Detective Inspector Sean Duffy down his most dangerous road yet, a road that leads to a lonely clearing on the high bog where three masked gunmen will force Duffy to dig his own grave.
Hunted by forces unknown, threatened by Internal Affairs and with his relationship on the rocks, Duffy will need all his wits to get out of this investigation in one piece.

Adrian McKinty's awards include:
EDGAR AWARD WINNER
SPINETINGLER AWARD WINNER
NED KELLY AWARD
BARRY AWARD WINNER
STEEL DAGGER AWARD SHORTLISTED
THEAKSTONS AWARD SHORTLISTED
ANTHONY AWARD WINNER

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781781256923
ISBN-10: 1781256926
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 21mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Serpent's Tail
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty - Reviewed by (25 Feb 2017)

Book 6 in the Sean Duffy “trilogy” is an absolute cracker. Each book in this series has gotten better and better and when you consider at what level he kicked the series off with The Cold, Cold Ground that is saying something. It is 1989 and Sean Duffy must tackle his most complex case yet. A drug dealer has been shot and killed in Belfast. On the surface there is nothing startling about the case in a city where drug patches are drawn along sectarian lines and those that crossover to the wrong patch are swiftly and violently dealt with. However what makes this case different is that the murder weapon is a crossbow. In a country flooded with illegal guns, someone has taken the trouble of using a crossbow to kill their victim. Duffy’s interest is piqued but he is quickly stonewalled by witnesses and the victim’s wife who all know to keep their mouths shut and a murder weapon that is seemingly untraceable. With his new family, the media, special branch and even an IRA hit squad after him something might finally snap for Sean Duffy, that is unless he does what he does best, which is use his wits to fight back.


Author Biography - Adrian McKinty

Adrian McKinty grew up in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. He now lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and kids. Adrian's first crime novel, Dead I Well May Be, was shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award. The first book in the Sean Duffy series, The Cold Cold Ground, won the 2013 Spinetingler Award; the second, I Hear the Sirens in the Street, won the 2014 Barry Award and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award. The third, In the Morning I'll Be Gone, won the 2014 Ned Kelly award. The fourth, Gun Street Girl, was shortlisted for the 2015 Ned Kelly Award, the 2016 Edgar Award, the 2016 Audie Award and the 2016 Anthony Award. Rain Dogs won the 2017 Edgar Award and was shortlisted for the 2016 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, the 2016 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, the 2016 Ned Kelly Award, the 2017 Barry Award and the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original.

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