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A June of ordinary murders : a mystery, Conor Brady

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A June of ordinary murders : a mystery
Title
A June of ordinary murders
Title remainder
a mystery
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Conor Brady
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eng
Summary
"A thrilling, beautifully written mystery debut that brings 1880s Dublin vividly, passionately to life, from the former editor of The Irish Times. This captivating, expertly crafted mystery debut captures the life and essence of Victorian Dublin and draws the reader on a gripping journey of murder and intrigue. In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as "special," whereas theft, robbery and even murder, no matter how terrible, were known as "ordinary." Dublin, June 1887: The city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing. Meanwhile, the Castle administration hopes the celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee will pass peacefully. Then, the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate. Cynical and tired, Swallow is a man living on past successes in need of a win. With the Land War at its height, the priority is to contain special crime, and these murders appear to be ordinary--thus of lesser priority. But when the evidence suggests high-level involvement, and the body count increases, Swallow must navigate the treacherous waters of foolish superiors, political directives, and frayed tempers to solve the case, find the true murderer, and deliver justice. "-- Provided by publisher
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no index present
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fiction
Target audience
adult
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A June of ordinary murders : a mystery, Conor Brady
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"A Thomas Dunne Book."
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm66776216
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. Edition.
Extent
x, 381 pages
Isbn
9781250057563
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(hardcover)
Lccn
2014042137
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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Label
A June of ordinary murders : a mystery, Conor Brady
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Thomas Dunne Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm66776216
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. Edition.
Extent
x, 381 pages
Isbn
9781250057563
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014042137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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