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
SHORTLISTED FOR BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL AT THE EDGAR AWARD 2016 Belfast, 1985. Gunrunners on the borders, riots in the cities, The Power of Love on the radio. And somehow, hanging on, is Detective Inspector Sean Duffy, a Catholic policeman in the Royal Ulster Constabulary. The usual rounds of riot duty and sectarian murders are interrupted when a wealthy couple are shot dead while watching TV. Their son jumps to his death, leaving a note claiming responsibility. But something doesn't add up, and people keep dying. Soon Sean Duffy, Belfast's most roguish detective, is on the trail of a mystery that will pit him against shadowy US national security forces, and take him into the white-hot heart of the biggest political scandal of the decade
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"--
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Character
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390028
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
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McKinty, Adrian
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sean Duffy novels
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Duffy, Sean (Fictitious character)
  • Police
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Detective Sean Duffy novel
Label
Gun street girl, Adrian McKinty
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=EPD_341119&b2bSite=1545
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Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781782830511-EPD650487-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781782830511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gun street girl, Adrian McKinty
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=EPD_341119&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781782830511-EPD650487-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781782830511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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