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The Bloomsday dead: Michael Forsythe Series, Book 3

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In the heart-stopping finale of the Dead trilogy, tough guy Michael Forsythe -- bad-boy antihero of the critically acclaimed "Dead I Well May Be" and "The Dead Yard" -- returns to his native Ireland, where a dangerous and beautiful old flame forces Michael to look for her daughter, who has mysteriously disappeared in Belfast. Laying low in South America, Michael has been running security for the Miraflores Hilton in Lima, Peru, juggling temperamental tourists, irksome dignitaries, and the occasional lady of the night. But Michael's colorful life in Lima comes to a violent halt with the arrival of two Colombian hit men who trap him in one of the hotel's rooms and force him at gunpoint to take a call from Bridget Callaghan in Ireland. Michael and Bridget have a lot of history. For one, they used to be lovers. For another, Michael killed Bridget's husband. Bridget offers Michael a terrible choice: come find my daughter, or my men will kill you -- now. Michael arrives in Dublin on Bloomsday, June 16th, the date that James Joyce's "Ulysses" takes place -- but whether this coincidence augurs well for him or foretells his end can't yet be known. In the span of this single day, he penetrates the heart of an IRA network, is kidnapped, escapes, then worms his way into the criminal underground in search of the missing girl. Never certain who to trust, Michael keeps his revolver close at hand -- and doesn't hesitate to use it -- outsmarting at every turn any number of determined would-be assassins. Before the day is out, on a windswept ocean cliff, Michael finds himself face-to-face with the kidnappers as well as the lovely and murderous Bridget. It is there that he must finallyconfront a series of shocking truths -- not just about others but, above all, about himself as well. Riveting, violent, witty, and lyrical, "The Bloomsday Dead" is vintage McKinty. Packed with crackling dialogue and one-of-a-kind characters, here is an unforgettable new crime novel from a master of literary suspense and the author of "The Dead Yard," which "Publishers Weekly" named one of the fifteen best novels of 2006.
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In this concluding book of Adrian McKinty's highly praised Dead series, Michael Forsythe confronts his former lover and now archrival, Bridget.

Michael Forsythe has just survived his infiltration of an IRA splinter cell in Boston. Now, his many near fatal wounds healed, he begins his next adventure as manager of hotel security in Lima, Peru. It is there he is contacted by his former lover, Bridget, whose husband he killed. Bridget, calling from Dublin, says her fourteen-year-old daughter has been kidnapped. Michael's choice is to fly to Dublin and help her or to be executed at the hands of the goons holding him at gunpoint. He agrees to nothing and soon is on the way to Dublin, the first two of many dead bodies left in his wake.

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subject_facet Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Fiction, Enemies (Persons) -- Fiction, Kidnapping victims -- Fiction, Missing children -- Fiction, Witnesses -- Protection -- Fiction
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