Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty is the 5th novel in the Detective Sean Duffy series, nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original. Carrickfergus Castle is witness to what seems to be the sad suicide of yet another lost soul. No one really knows why someone would take their… Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Celebrate with this week's Pick Your Poison—where we create a cocktail inspired by a recently published mystery, thriller, or crime novel—“Guinness at the Bar and It Doesn't Look Friendly,” inspired by Adrian McKinty's 6th Detective Sean Duffy novel, Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly!
A few weeks ago, I did a book reading at Mt Waverley in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. About twenty-five people came out—which was a reasonable number for me—and, as is usual with these events (or for anybody not named Rowling), the crowd skewed to an older demographic. I talked… Read more
Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty is the 6th Detective Sean Duffy novel (available March 7, 2017). 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… Read more
Confession time: I had Adrian McKinty in mind when I conceived of doing this column. I basically harassed his publishers about it, when I found out he would be spending some time in New York City, where I live. Of course, when you are interviewing an Irish crime writer whose… Read more
In 2004, I was given an opportunity to pitch a TV show to the BBC. My first novel, Dead I Well May Be, had just come out, and although the book hadn’t sold well, it had been well reviewed, and this had attracted the attention of the Beeb. Partly autobiographical,… Read more