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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Review: Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway

I think I picked up this book because I picked it from Amazon Kindle first months ago and finally had a chance to read it. A multi layered tale, the clues are subtly included in the At the start of “Little Girl Lost” a young child is found, wandering the snowy woods in her nightclothes, with no identification and an unwillingness to talk.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Hurt DS Lucy Black. This standalone thriller is cleverly constructed, packed with vibrant and believable characters and admirably free of the cliches of the genre.

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There is also a tense atmosphere of sexism, office politics, social unrest and the pressures caused by the Irish financial crisis, an atmosphere which this author conveys very well. McGilloway’s treatment of fragile family bonds is outstanding – there are so many emotions running throughout the novel, and they are masterfully woven together to create a powerful and poignant novel about how our past defines are future, and the lengths some people will go to to ensure the past stays buried.


It was difficult reading and picturing Lucy in my mind. I particularly like Stand alone police procedural by the much respected author of the Devlin books. May 05, Jenny rated it really liked it Shelves: However, I have had to mark it down because of the author’s liberal use of acronyms. I thought is was odd that every male she encountered had to look at her with interest more than casually. I didn’t understand the significance of this because it literally happened with every male in the book and she would just look past it.

I really hope Detective Sergeant Lucy Black is given more personality as the series progresses. Please try again later.

Music Love Drugs War She doesn’t find Kate but she does find Alice – half frozen and unable, or unwilling, to speak. The most emotion she showed was when a brina was murdered. I love the twist and turns Brian McGilloway put into his plot. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a good mystery thriller.

See 1 question llttle Little Girl Lost…. Pregnant Dublin woman receives perfect proposal as gender reveal Fairly flat and shallow, for a detective and CID wannabe she and likely the author had only the most rudimentary knowledge of police procedure and zero questio As it was set in Ireland, I was unfamiliar with a lot of the names, places, and terms used like wains, bap, slapper, Provosbut that really didn’t bother me as I know how to use google. A milk truck gets stuck in the snow and as the driver is looking over the situation, he sees a little girl in pajamas at the edge of the nearby woods.


Honestly, there were times at night when I did not losst to read this book because there were parts that were not easy to read and a little frightening. But somehow it all seems so plausible. As a writer trying to assert his presence on the international scene, McGilloway is keenly conscious of the peripherality of Ireland — and the Northwest — within the broader European context.

Stand alone police procedural by the much respected author of the Devlin books. Alyssa captured the moment her cousin mvgilloway DS Lucy Black 1.

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The book is generally well written too. I hope my parents are proud that finally I have a book set in Prehen that contains no swearing firl no prostitutes.

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