The Resource Gun Street girl, Adrian McKinty

Gun Street girl, Adrian McKinty

Label
Gun Street girl
Title
Gun Street girl
Statement of responsibility
Adrian McKinty
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Belfast, 1985. Gunrunners on the borders, riots in the cities, The Power of Love on the radio. And somehow, in the middle, Detective Inspector Sean Duffy is hanging on, a Catholic policeman in the hostile Royal Ulster Constabulary. Duffy is initially left cold by the murder of a wealthy couple, shot dead while watching TV. And when their troubled son commits suicide, leaving a note that appears to take responsibility for the deaths, it seems the case is closed. But something doesn't add up, and people keep dying. Soon Duffy is on the trail of a mystery that will pit him against shado
Member of
Summary
"Belfast, 1985, amidst the "Troubles": Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), struggles with burn-out as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his parents at point blank and then jump off a nearby cliff? A suicide note points to this conclusion, but Duffy suspects even more sinister circumstances. He soon discovers that Kelly was present at a decadent Oxford party where a cabinet minister's daughter died of a heroin overdose. This may or may not have something to do with Kelly's subsequent death. New evidence leads elsewhere: gun runners, arms dealers, the British government, and a rogue American agent with a fake identity. Duffy thinks he's getting somewhere when agents from MI5 show up at his doorstep and try to recruit him, thus taking him off the investigation. Duffy is in it up to his neck, doggedly pursuing a case that may finally prove his undoing"--
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390028
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKinty, Adrian
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C38322
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sean Duffy novels
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Duffy, Sean (Fictitious character)
  • Belfast (Northern Ireland)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Detective Sean Duffy novel
Label
Gun Street girl, Adrian McKinty
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1958125
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Copyright Page; Chapter 1: A Scanner Darkly; Chapter 2: A Problem with Mr Dwyer; Chapter 3: Murder Was the Case that they gave me; Chapter 4: The New Blood; Chapter 5: A Supposedly Fun Thing that I'll never do Again; Chapter 6: Tide Burial; Chapter 7: The Girl in Interview Room 1; Chapter 8: Police Station Blues; Chapter 9: Contact High; Chapter 10: The Offer; Chapter 11: The Suicides are Piling up; Chapter 12: Over The Water; Chapter 13: Gun Street Girl; Chapter 14: Even the Wasps Cannot Find My Eyes; Chapter 15: Gottfried Habsburg; Chapter 16: The Third Man
  • Chapter 17: Interrogating Deirdre Ferris; Chapter 18: Nigel Vardon; Chapter 19: Special Branch make a Scene; Chapter 20: Is That All There is to a Fire?; Chapter 21: The Quiet American; Chapter 22: Davenport Blues; Chapter 23: Stasis; Chapter 24: The Mysterious Mr Connolly; Chapter 25: Convincing Nigel Vardon; Chapter 26: The Confidential Telephone; Chapter 27: Our Business now is North; Chapter 28: Blue Tigers; Chapter 29: Flow My Tears the Policeman Said; Epilogue: A Year and a Half Later; Afterward
Control code
ocn896855240
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782830511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B7E825CC-746F-4418-B391-A3BE88ED216B
System control number
(OCoLC)896855240
Label
Gun Street girl, Adrian McKinty
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1958125
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Copyright Page; Chapter 1: A Scanner Darkly; Chapter 2: A Problem with Mr Dwyer; Chapter 3: Murder Was the Case that they gave me; Chapter 4: The New Blood; Chapter 5: A Supposedly Fun Thing that I'll never do Again; Chapter 6: Tide Burial; Chapter 7: The Girl in Interview Room 1; Chapter 8: Police Station Blues; Chapter 9: Contact High; Chapter 10: The Offer; Chapter 11: The Suicides are Piling up; Chapter 12: Over The Water; Chapter 13: Gun Street Girl; Chapter 14: Even the Wasps Cannot Find My Eyes; Chapter 15: Gottfried Habsburg; Chapter 16: The Third Man
  • Chapter 17: Interrogating Deirdre Ferris; Chapter 18: Nigel Vardon; Chapter 19: Special Branch make a Scene; Chapter 20: Is That All There is to a Fire?; Chapter 21: The Quiet American; Chapter 22: Davenport Blues; Chapter 23: Stasis; Chapter 24: The Mysterious Mr Connolly; Chapter 25: Convincing Nigel Vardon; Chapter 26: The Confidential Telephone; Chapter 27: Our Business now is North; Chapter 28: Blue Tigers; Chapter 29: Flow My Tears the Policeman Said; Epilogue: A Year and a Half Later; Afterward
Control code
ocn896855240
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782830511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B7E825CC-746F-4418-B391-A3BE88ED216B
System control number
(OCoLC)896855240

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