As a former UK cop I don't usually like crime novels. Too much detail is usually wrong and the tone of interactions between police officer an colleagues is rarely accurate.
In "Ruin", Dervla McTiernan has managed to craft an intriguing and pacy storyline, while at the same time creating credible characters I now feel I would recognise if I passed them on the street. I could see the DS Reilly's squadroom, and taste the tension in that Galway police station.
I am looking forward to the next installment. Perhaps Cormac Reilly could find himself in Australia - it worked out pretty well for Harry Hole.
- Audio CD
- Publisher: Bolinda/HarperCollins audio; Simultaneous Release edition (19 February 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1460795938
- ISBN-13: 978-1460795934
- Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.8 x 13.4 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 181 g
- Average Customer Review: 70 customer reviews
Amazon Bestsellers Rank:
319,529 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #8331 in Crime Action & Adventure