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A BOSTON GLOBE BEST BOOK OF 2017!Shortlisted for the Anthony, Ned Kelly, and Edgar® Awards!Belfast 1988: A man is found dead, killed with a bolt from a crossbow in front of his house. This is no hunting accident. But uncovering who is responsible for the murder will take Detective Sean Duffy down his most dangerous road yet, a road that leads to a lonely clearing on a high bog where three masked gunmen will force Duffy to dig his own grave. Hunted by forces unknown, threatened by Internal Affairs, and with his relationship on the rocks, Duffy will need all his wits to get out of this investigation in one piece.



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Adrian McKinty

Adrian McKinty was born and grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He studied politics and philosophyat Oxford University before moving to New York in the mid 1990s. His first novel Dead I Well May Be(loosely based on his experiences as an illegal immigrant in the US) was published in 2003. In 2012 aftermoving to Australia with his wife and children he began publication of the critically acclaimed Sean Duffy series. In 2019 after giving up writing Adrian had a global hit with his standalone novel The Chain. Adrian's books have won the Edgar Award, the Ned Kelly Award (3 times) , The Anthony Award, Barry Award, Macavity Award and the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. His books have been translated into over 40 languages.



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