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Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty

Gun Street Girl

Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty
Mar 03, 2015 | 313 Pages
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Named one of the Best Books of 2015 by the Boston Globe!

A 2016 Audie Award finalist for Best Mystery!

“When it comes to Northern Irish crime fiction, Adrian McKinty forged the path the rest of us follow. The Sean Duffy series is the culmination of a career spent examining our darkest moments, and McKinty is the only crime writer who can do justice to our singular history.” 
—STUART NEVILLE, author of The Final Silence

Gun Street Girl is great; I’m so glad that Adrian McKinty has given readers another novel starring Belfast cop Sean Duffy, whose earlier exploits were described in the terrific Troubles trilogy. Don’t miss any of the four….”
—NANCY PEARL, NPR commentator and bestselling author of Book Lust

“Series fans will appreciate the further insight into the fallout from tragic cases, department politics, and war. As usual, there’s plenty of entertaining territorial battling between the dizzying array of law-enforcement agencies acting in Belfast, and Duffy’s investigative skills seem somehow sharpened by his lost hope.”

“The latest Sean Duffy mystery brings back the cop who stars in these dark, intriguing, but still somehow witty novels.  His latest is a thrilling, thoroughly fantastic murder mystery with countless twists and turns that take readers to the darkest parts of Belfast and some huge cover-ups within the Irish and British governments.”

“Mixes a mordant wit and casual, unpredictable violence that vividly portrays a turbulent time…. McKinty is in full command of language, plot, and setting in a terrifying period of history that sometimes seems forgotten. Fans of gritty Northern Irish crime writers such as Stuart Neville, Declan Hughes, and Brian McGilloway will enjoy this talented author.”  —LIBRARY JOURNAL STARRED REVIEW 

“A grim, gritty but ever-captivating yarn.”

“I had been saddened at the thought that this series had ended. Imagine my delight; McKinty has now written a fourth book…. Read all four. They are phenomenal.”
THE SUN HERALD, Mississippi

Praise for previous Detective Sean Duffy novels:

“McKinty’s novels are…shot through with a smart, crackling humor that manages to be both dark and witty…. Each book is a solid standalone, but it’s even better to ride the entire trilogy roller coaster.” 

“Exceptionally smart police procedurals. . . with [a] gritty, violent Belfast backdrop.”

“A dark-humored shamus in the Phillip Marlowe tradition, [Sean Duffy] is . . . buoyed through the murderous chaos by his love of classical, punk, and new-wave music, the Greek philosopher Epicurus, and frothy pints of Guinness.”

I Hear the Sirens in the Street blew my bloody doors off!” 
—IAN RANKIN, author of the Inspector Rebus novels

“Sean Duffy is a compelling detective, the evocation of the period is breathtaking and the atmosphere authentically menacing.” 
—BRIAN McGILLOWAY, New York Times-bestselling author

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