Posts Tagged ‘ The Cold Cold Ground ’

The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty – review

February 7, 2012
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The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty – review

It’s the spring of 1981 and Detective Sergeant Sean Duffy has just been transferred to Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.  While the riots are raging just five miles south in Belfast over the hunger strikes by IRA prisoners in the Maze, in Carrickfergus two gay men have been murdered.  At first it looks like IRA informer...

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Mercury Tilt by Adrian McKinty

January 17, 2012
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Mercury Tilt by Adrian McKinty

Mercury Tilt by Adrian McKinty My new crime novel, The Cold Cold Ground is set in Northern Ireland in 1981 during the most famous of the IRA hunger strikes. This was the heart of the “Troubles” when bombings were frequent and terrorist attacks a daily occurrence. I grew up in a Protestant housing estate...

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