Adrian McKinty is the author of eighteen novels, including the acclaimed Detective Sean Duffy novels. Rain Dogs is winner of the 2017 Edgar(R) Award - Best Paperback Original. Gun Street Girl was shortlisted for the Anthony, Ned Kelly, and Edgar(R) Awards. The Cold Cold Ground won the Spinetingler Award. I Hear the Sirens in the Street won the Barry Award and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award. In the Morning I'll Be Gone won the Ned Kelly Award and was selected by the American Library Association as one of the top-10 crime fiction novels of 2014. McKinty is also the author of the standalone historical The Sun Is God. Born and raised in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, McKinty was called "the best of the new generation of Irish crime novelists" in the Glasgow Herald.
"The writing resembles Joseph Conrad without the layers of hard-to-understand impressionistic writing or Graham Greene without the Catholic guilt.... Entertaining."
- BUFFALO NEWS
"McKinty's gift for storytelling is evident...his fascinating tale is rich in detail, and there's a most unexpected hero."
- RT BOOK REVIEWS
"That the story of the Cocoivores is true makes it all the more fascinating and an intriguing frame for this entertaining and unusual historical mystery."
Praise for the Detective Sean Duffy novels:
"The best crime novel that I've read in a long time.... [McKinty is] a great writer."
"An utterly brilliant novel with its own unique voice." --STUART NEVILLE
"Pitch-perfect....Everything in this novel hits all the right notes. This is crime fiction at its best." - BOOKLIST STARRED REVIEW
"I Hear the Sirens in the Street blew my bloody doors off!" -IAN RANKIN, author of the Inspector Rebus novels