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You should read the Sean Duffy books if you aren't already, OK?*

I was saving Adrian McKinty’s Sean Duffy series of Belfast noir novels for a longer post. However. Fighting sleep. Must do something. Just spent 31 hours airport to airport Sydney to Amsterdam. 145 more words

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

Television

'Rain Dogs' by Adrian McKinty

It’s 1987 and things are still nasty in riot-torn Northern Ireland.  The Troubles in Ulster won’t go away.  A dreaded mercury tilt bomb causes a fatality in the Royal Ulster Constabulary ranks when least expected. 640 more words

Writing

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

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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

Politics

"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

Fiction

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

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