Her dogged persistence eventually suggests connections between the little girl and missing teenager Kate and she comes to realise that the. Euro Crime’s Review of Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway. Editorial Reviews. Review. “An assured and grittily realistic tale from an author who is being The first in Brian McGilloway’s thrilling DS Lucy Black series, Little Girl Lost is an addictive crime thriller set in Northern Ireland about corruption.

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It’s a police procedural set in Ireland, with the detectives and the citizens they protect all having their troubles. It’s mostly more depressing than I want to be submerged in, but I’m thinking this narrative style is used more often in crime fiction, Lucy’s family was driven from Derry by an arson event upon their home.

Alyssa captured the moment her cousin was I was surprised with the conclusion of “Little Girl Lost”. At home, Black is struggling with caring for her increasingly unstable father, and trying to avoid conflict with her frosty mother — who also happens to be the Assistant Chief Constable.

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As adults, we sometimes learn things about our parents that we wish we didn’t know. One of the many interesting aspects of the book is the relationship of Lucy with both of her parents, which along with her desire to briaj in the CID will, I hope, provide plenty of material for future novels. I actually enjoyed the second half of the book more than the first.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. After transferring into CID, she is mcgillowah out in the middle of the night – and a snowstorm – to investigate the potential sighting of a missing girl Kate, the daughter of a wealthy local businessman. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Little Girl Lost

Overall, a complex thriller that mfgilloway you guessing right to the last page Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Set in Dublin, Little Girl Lost is an excellent crime thriller — lots of petty criminals, plenty of greed and a dark vengeance which spanned decades. The background in reference to the “troubles” is well written and done in such a way so that you do not need to have any depth of knowledge of the history in order to follow the influences it has on the characters lives today.

Once I realised it refers to the Troubles in Northern Ireland I was a little leery as it’s not the sort of stuff I usually read but it isn’t ALL set around that time at all so that was good. He studied English at Queens University Belfast, where he was very active in student theatre, winning a prestigious national Irish Student Drama Association award litle theatrical lighting design in It confirms him as one of the most original voices in the notably expanding field of Irish crime fiction and this reviewer, for one, would like to read more of DS Lucy Black.

Little Girl Lost (DS Lucy Black, #1) by Brian McGilloway

Stand alone police procedural by the hirl respected author of the Devlin books. Although this was not the worse case I have come across, it was bad enough to warrant an even lower rating. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.


Worshippers give offerings to sea at Copacabana beach Worshippers of the sea goddess Yemanja gathered in Copacabana beach on It was always in sexual nature. Honestly, there were times at night when I did not want to read this book because there were parts that were not easy to read and a little frightening. Or maybe lack of an opinion or emotion?

I haven’t read any of Brian McGilloway’s other books but as this one has made a good impression I will definitely order a copy of Borderlands Inspector Devlin Mystery I also, enjoy the way Brian McGilloway portrays his characters and intertwine them with each other.

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Crime Author Brian McGilloway Releases Little Girl Lost

As I’m sure I’m about to learn with my month of reading Scandinavian crime, there is something dreadfully yet delightfully chilling about a winter crime. I will say that the ending is NOT what you expect. Thomas Kilroy’s honesty, scepticism and ability to love All of the characters are very well-developed and each character is complete in their own way.