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Undertow

(QuicK Investigations #4)

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A missing boyfriend … a heavily pregnant girlfriend … just another ordinary case for QuicK Investigations. But the trail they follow suggests something far from ordinary.

Who is Orie Kavlar and why has he gone to ground? What is the connection to the body of a dead girl found on waste ground in Sandyford? And what is his relationship to Darren Wallace, ex-gangland criminal?
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published 2008 by Hachette Books Ireland (first published April 15th 2004)
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Criticalmick
Dec 20, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Undertow is the fourth Quigley/Kenny mystery, and its references to the sea follow with the certainty of waves. Misdeeds in the painful past- presumably in the previous installment, Missing Presumed Dead- take hold of Sarah Kenny, of reformed burglar Darren Wallace, of pregnant teenager Stacy Power- and drag them back into treacherous deep water.

Stacy Power visits QuicK's offices (in the same run-down Georgian house as a pirate radio station and a hospitalized lawyer) because her Slovak boyfrien
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Laura Crosse
Sep 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I really am beginning to think of Arlene Hunt as one of my favourite authors and this instalment in the QuicK Investigations Series didn't change my opinion one little bit. It was another great crime story with a very original plotline and the same interesting characters. This book centers around trafficking of women into Ireland and two young men who get caught up in the whole world and have to pay the price.

I really love the way Hunt narrates her books, one minute from Sarah or Johns point of
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Karen
Aug 12, 2009 rated it really liked it
Hunt's narrative is sharp and well paced. The story in a nut shell is a heavily pregnant young Irish girl hires two Dublin based PIs to find her less than reliable boyfriend, who appears to have dropped off the face of the earth. Its a whodunit set against the back drop of Dublin city's seedy underbelly. I enjoyed it immensely!
Part of a series around the 2 PIs who make up Quick Investigations, their personal stories run parallel but you don't need to have read the others to read this, although t
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