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Benjamin Black (2011) A Death in Summer: A Novel.

Brooding pathologist Dr. Quirke and Detective Inspector Hackett of Scotland Yard investigate the death of wealthy Richard Jewell, whose head has been blown off. In this smooth mystery novel set in 1950s Dublin, John Banville (pen name Benjamin Black) skillfully explores a broad cast of eccentric characters linked by a web of abuse, corruption, guilt, and desperation.

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Tana French (2013) Broken Harbor: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad).

Mick Kennedy, veteran detective with the Irish national police is investigating the killing of two young children and their farther in this slow-moving, psychological thriller.

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Tana French (2008) In the Woods.

French's debut definitely stands appart from the usual run-of-the-mill thrillers. Her main characters, two police detectives, try to solve the murder of a 12 year old girl whose body is found at the site of an archaeological dig in a Dublin suburb. As they probe into the victim's troubled family history they are drawn back into the childhood trauma of one of the detectives. An intelligent, beautifully written thriller that builds unnerving psychological pressure.

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Ken Bruen (2006) The Dramatist.

Despite his addiction to booze, books, nicotine, and cocaine, Irish detective Jack Taylor is trying to get his life in order. But his former drug dealer, now in jail, wants him to find the killer of his sister. As Jack follows the trail to Dublin, he gets into troubles with a group of brutal vigilantes who nearly beat him to death. Friends of horrific plots and tragic characters will like the story.

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Sheila Pim (2001) A Hive of Suspects: An Irish Village Mystery.

In the village of Drumclash, Ireland, Pim develops a most eccentric plot, in which amateur apiarist Edward Gildea uncovers the truth of niggard beekeeper Jason Prendergast's death. A weird story.

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