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Sintesi dell'editore

Alexander Lawson is a former detective for Northern Ireland's police force. After a disastrous six-month stint in the drug squad, he became addicted to heroin and resigned in disgrace. Now 24, sickly, and on the dole, Alex learns that his high-school love, Victoria Patawasti, has been murdered in America. Victoria's wealthy family sends Alex to Colorado to investigate the case, and he seizes the opportunity for a chance at redemption.

But things don't go as planned. Plagued by a heroin habit, forced to go on the run after the only credible witness to Victoria's murder is accidentally killed, wanted by both the Colorado cops and the Ulster police, Alex struggles just to stay alive.

Gritty, with spot-on dialogue and black humor, Hidden River is a dynamic thriller.

©2004 Adrian McKinty (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks

  • 2005 Audie Award Nominee, Mystery

"This is not only an expertly crafted suspense novel but also a revealing study of addiction." (Publishers Weekly)
"A storyteller with the kind of style and panache that blur the line between genre and mainstream."(Kirkus Reviews)

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  • Ann D
  • 11 12 2018

Didn’t do it for me.

This is my second book by this author. I loved the first. This one, not so much. The quality of the writing, and the narration are excellent. The characters are richly drawn. However, several chapters in, I find the story just doesn’t interest me and I will return it.

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  • Simon Gordon
  • 04 05 2019

Excellent as usual from Adrian mckinty

Great story and characters and I would love a sequel. Clever and intelligent with a likable and realistic anti hero.

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  • andrew
  • 03 08 2018

enjoyable read

well balanced book, all the right ingredients, managed 2 naps in the whole session, which indicates, how infectious it was