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Broken Harbor: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad) (original 2012; edition 2012)

by Tana French

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Title:Broken Harbor: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad)
Authors:Tana French
Info:Viking Adult (2012), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 464 pages
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Broken Harbor by Tana French (2012)



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Constant sense of dread, instantly and utterly gripping. The crime scene is gripping, horrifying, and heartbreaking with attention to detail that would rival any forensic specialist. The characterizations are so rich and vivid that the reading is present and immersed in the events and the lives of the characters. No character is too minor to be fully developed. The mood is broody and atmospheric throughout, always consistent. Droll sense of humor - cop humor - is a welcome element. Realistic, believable dialogue. Genuine camaraderie. Sensitive, insightful portrayal of mental illness and its effects on family. Honest, complex, flawed characters. Smoke and mirrors tactic played to perfection will likely fool the most astute reader at least for a time. Another treasure by French whose books I recommend at every opportunity. ( )
  TheLoopyLibrarian | Feb 28, 2015 |
This may be tied for favourite of the series. This book....

I need time to process ( )
  beearedee | Feb 16, 2015 |
French puts the narrator's voice in the reader's head and it won't let go. This is the 2nd of her books I've read, and this is an author who proves that women can inhabit male characters authentically. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
French puts the narrator's voice in the reader's head and it won't let go. This is the 2nd of her books I've read, and this is an author who proves that women can inhabit male characters authentically. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
Another great murder mystery from Tana French - I was surprised that none of the characters from her previous books showed up in this book and somewhat disappointed, but NOT disappointed in the this book at all. Although I figured out early on who the likely killer was, I loved the process of unraveling. Kept me interested to the bitter end. Great Read! ( )
  booklovers2 | Jan 17, 2015 |
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Murder Detective Mick Kennedy is all about control.
Driving the right car. Wearing the right suit. Everything carefully designed to show the world - and most importantly, the killer - that he is in charge of this case.
But Broken Harbour will not be tamed.
This wild, beautiful place holds Mick Kennedy's happiest memories. It also holds his worst.
And now a new horror has happened here, and the cracks are beginning to show.
From the multi-award-winning author of Sunday TImes and New York Times bestseller In the Woods, Broken Harbour is a searing novel of psychological suspense.
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In the aftermath of a brutal attack that left a woman in intensive care and her husband and young children dead, brash cop Scorcher Kennedy and his rookie partner, Richie, struggle with perplexing clues and Scorcher's haunting memories of a shattering incident from his childhood.… (more)

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