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A young man lies dead in an alley. Cracked ribs, broken jaw, fractured skull. With the Celtic Tiger purring and the Troubles in their death throes, Detective Sergeant John O'Neill is called to investigate. Meanwhile O'Neill's partner, DI Jack Ward, a veteran troubles detective, is receiving death threats from an unknown source...

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Synopsis

When Sorrows Come by Matt McGuire

Belfast, 2am, Tomb Street. A young man lies dead in an alley. Cracked ribs, broken jaw, fractured skull. With the Celtic Tiger purring and the Troubles in their death throes, Detective Sergeant John O'Neill is called to investigate. Meanwhile O'Neill's partner, DI Jack Ward, a veteran troubles detective, is receiving death threats from an unknown source...When Sorrows Come is a brutal expose of the criminal underworld in the new Northern Ireland, a place where the dead are not all created equal.

Reviews

[Brings] a Henning Mankell-style realism to the genre - Sunday Times (Ireland

Praise for Dark Dawn: You are never going to escape the past in a place like Belfast. When a dead teenager turns up kneecapped ... no one but Acting DS John O'Neill seems particularly bothered. O'Neill has a lot to prove and McGuire handles it brilliantly. - Daily Mirror

About the Author

Belfast-born MATT MCGUIRE has worked as a barman, an encyclopedia salesman and a lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. He is currently based at the University of Western Sydney. His first novel, Dark Dawn, was published in 2012.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2014

Author

Matt McGuire

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Publisher

Corsair an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781780338323

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