Winner of the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction
AudioFile Earphones Award winner
Another thrilling mystery featuring Detective Sean Duffy and his most dangerous investigation yet
Belfast, 1988. A man is found dead, killed with a bolt from a crossbow in front of his house. This is no hunting accident. But uncovering who is responsible for the murder will take Detective Sean Duffy down his most dangerous road yet, a road that leads to a lonely clearing on a high bog where three masked gunmen will force Duffy to dig his own grave. Hunted by forces unknown, threatened by Internal Affairs, and with his relationship on the rocks, Duffy will need all his wits to get out of this investigation in one piece. Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award. Winner of the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best Ficion. A Literary Hub Pick of Best Crime Books of 2017. A Boston Globe Best Books of the Year selection. A Crime Reads Pick of 17 Best Stoner Mysteries.