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Flashback Friday-The Real World (1992-Present)

Change often comes not when we stay in our own little bubble, but when we step out of our bubbles and into the Real World. 234 more words


Adrian McKinty: Rain Dogs

Was soll ich zu Adrian McKinty noch sagen? Er ist der momentan vielleicht beste Autor von Kriminalromanen. “Rain Dogs” fügt sich perfekt in seine geniale Sean-Duffy-Reihe ein. 551 more words


Wisconsin reps break along party lines on health overhaul

MADISON — Wisconsin’s congressional delegation has voted along party lines on legislation rolling back former President Barack Obama’s health care law.

The House voted to pass the bill 217-213 on Thursday afternoon. 1,166 more words


"The Cold Cold Ground," by Adrian McKinty

Take Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct thrillers.

Add first-person narrative from a smart, and funny, lead detective.

Mix in a few large vodka gimlets and dark stouts, then set it all down in Ireland in 1981, when hunger strikes and protests lit a spark on the unrest fueled by political militias, gang violence and terrorism. 468 more words


Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly: Adrian McKinty

“I’ve stirred up something strange, something deep.”

Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly, the sixth entry in the Sean Duffy series from author Adrian McKinty bears an unwieldy title,  but don’t let that stand in the way of picking up this well-crafted crime novel. 702 more words



Perhaps it’s too soon after St. Patrick’s Day and the celebration of all things Irish to bring up the country’s unfortunate and fairly recent history, the guerrilla war between paramilitary organizations associated with the Catholics and the Protestants in Northern Ireland, which the Irish, with characteristic understatement, refer to as the Troubles.   377 more words

Sean Duffy we love ya

Next up for review is Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty, nominated for an Edgar Award by Mystery Writers of America in the Best Original Paperback category. 481 more words

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