Rain Dogs

Rain DogsAdrian McKinty has been playing with the history of Northern Ireland, and the rest of the UK, throughout the Sean Duffy series. From the hunger strikes in the Maze in 1981 through to the Brighton bombing… and now the depraved activities of Jimmy Savile drift into focus. They’re one thread in a mystery and conspiracy thriller that begins with the death of a young reporter in Carrick Castle. What does the Finnish trade junket that’s visiting Belfast have to do with the girl’s death and is it linked to the later murder of the Chief Super, supposedly by the IRA? McKinty is on his finest form as delivers a story that’s gritty and visceral, but also just a touch gonzo… Read my full review here.

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