Adrian McKinty

Adrian McKinty


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in Belfast, Northern Ireland, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1968

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Adrian McKinty is an Irish novelist. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1968 and grew up in Victoria Council Estate, Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He read law at the University of Warwick and politics and philosophy at the University of Oxford. He moved to the United States in the early 1990s, living first in Harlem, New York and from 2001 onwards Denver, Colorado where he taught high school English and began writing fiction. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and two children.

Awards
His debut crime novel Dead I Well May Be was short-listed for the CWA Steel Dagger Award 2004.
His debut young adult novel The Lighthouse Land was shortlisted for the 2008 Young Hoosier Award and the 2008 Beehive Award
The Dead Yard
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It's finally a thing....

The new Sean Duffy is in its final proofing stage and will coming out in the US and UK later in the year...More details to follow.

This little bit from chapter 5 gives you a clue as to when its set and what its about:


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“Forget him, he's just another red-shirted extra making a cameo appearance in our lives.”
Adrian McKinty
tags: humor

“It's been my experience that only children never learn when to keep their fucking traps shut. An older brother would have beat that out of you.”
Adrian McKinty, The Cold Cold Ground

“Human beings are pattern-seeking animals. It's part of our DNA. That's why conspiracy theories and gods are so popular: we always look for the wider, bigger explanations for things.”
Adrian McKinty, The Cold Cold Ground

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