Book Club

Rain Dogs

Adrian 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…
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Rain Dogs

Written by Adrian McKinty — Let’s start with the title. Like the rest of the books in the Sean Duffy series, it’s taken from a Tom Waits song. I’m not sure there’s a Tom Waits vibe to the books, but the author likes it like that…
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Features

Harrogate memories 2015

The 2015 Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival has concluded in Harrogate, and as is the tradition here on Crime Fiction Lover, we’ve invited a guest correspondent to file a report from this very special event. Over the previous three years, we’ve had missives from Stav Sherez,…
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AudiobookReviews

Gun Street Girl audiobook

Written by Adrian McKinty, narrated by Gerard Doyle — One of the reasons I looked forward to listening to the audio version of this excellent police procedural was having heard Gerard Doyle’s version of Adrian McKinty’s first Sean Duffy book, The Cold Cold Ground. Like…
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Meet Adrian McKinty

The Northern Irish author Adrian McKinty has written three crime trilogies. The latest – his Sean Duffy series – has been so good it turned from a trilogy into a quartet of books. And it might continue still. We’ve reviewed all four of them here…
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Gun Street Girl

Written by Adrian McKinty — Originally, Adrian McKinty’s Sean Duffy series was meant to be a trilogy, so the appearance of Gun Street Girl is great news for fans. It’s the fourth book set in 1980s Belfast and featuring the Catholic detective who’s reached the rank…
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