Adrian McKinty

Adrian McKinty was born and grew up in Northern Ireland. He studied law, politics and philosophy at university. In the early 1990's he moved to New York City where he worked in bars, bookstores and building sites. He now lives in Melbourne, Australia. The first Sean Duffy novel The Cold Cold Ground won the 2013 Spinetingler Award and its sequel I Hear The Sirens In The Street, was shortlisted for the 2013 Ned Kelly Award.

Books by Adrian McKinty

Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly

Published: August 2017

Sean Duffy #6: This time, help isn't coming. This time, Duffy has to save himself.

Cold Cold Ground (Sean Duffy 1)

Published: January 2017

Sean Duffy will do anything to solve this case - including risking his life.

Rain Dogs (Sean Duffy 5)

Published: August 2016

A death in a historic castle, locked up overnight. It almost looks like a suicide, but then Sean Duffy pulls on a few little threads, and the whole Establishment could come undone ...

Gun Street Girl

Published: September 2015

Duffy's back - and this closed case has just been blown wide open.

The Sun is God

Published: July 2015

Based on true events, The Sun is God is dark, outrageous and hugely entertaining -- historical crime fiction at its very best.

Gun Street Girl

Published: February 2015

The fourth in the bestselling Sean Duffy series from the 2014 Ned Kelly Award winner.

In the Morning I'll be Gone

Published: September 2014

The third Sean Duffy thriller: a spectacular escape and an intense man-hunt that could change the future of a nation - and lay one man's past to rest.

I Hear the Sirens in the Street

Published: February 2014

Detective Sergeant Sean Duffy returns for the incendiary and critically acclaimed sequel to The Cold Cold Ground.

The Cold Cold Ground

Published: September 2012

Sean Duffy will do anything to solve this case - including risking his life.

Falling Glass

Published: February 2012

A new hero from the author of Dead I Well May Be and Fifty Grand

The Bloomsday Dead

Published: August 2009

McKinty's most ambitious and impressive book to date sees Forsythe loose and livid in Dublin on the hunt of a missing girl - in a plot inspired by Joyce's Ulysses.

Dead I Well May Be

Published: August 2009

A natural storyteller with a gift for dialogue, McKinty delivers the explosive underworld of organised crime, complete with Irish lilt.

The Dead Yard

Published: August 2009

Forsythe is coerced into going undercover in a dissident Irish American republican cell in the second of the Dead Trilogy.

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