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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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I was hooked from the first page and was not let go until the last word.

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Showing of 1, reviews. When no one reports her missing, Lucy is given the job of finding out who Alice i DS Lucy Black has returned to her hometown of Derry to take care of her father, a former policeman, who has Alzheimers.

Crime Author Brian McGilloway Releases Little Girl Lost

DS Lucy Black 1. Her mother is a cow, her father is slowly losing her mind and Lucy keeps getting involved with all the children in her current cases. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The way the author writes this book is great, it’s enjoyable and such a page turner. The jacket of my copy calls it a stand-alone, but I would love to see more of Detective Sergeant Lucy Black.

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

It’s a police procedural set in Ireland, with the detectives and the citizens they protect all having their troubles. But she’s never home, This is a series I will probably llittle to continue reading. Lucy’s father suffers from dementia mcgillowau severely that I found it difficult to believe that he was ever left alone – he shouldn’t have been.


This is the first book I have read by this author but it won’t be the last. Set up a giveaway. There are a couple of things that I especially liked about this book – Firstly, the beian between Lucy and her father, and the scene setting of what it can be like to deal with a relative who suffers from this problem – as a person who knows it first hand I can honestly say that this narrative is both extremely realistic, both with reference to the actions of Dad and the emotional responses it provokes in Lucy, and with the idea it gives of the extreme strain this can place on a relationship with a loved one.

For me, it’s just different. Apr 29, Kelly Eastman littel it did not like it.

She is trying to balance her home and work life in a situation where she needs to give her whole attention to her work, but at the same time needs to give increasing amounts of time to her father’s needs. Would you like virl see more reviews about this item?

But it is not her own.

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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Stand alone police procedural by the birl respected author of the Devlin books.

DS Lucy Black has returned to Derry where she lived as a child to look after her father and finds the young girl and gets assigned to bria case.

She barely eats or sleeps. This is my type of book. I started reading this book via Barnes and Noble Readout serialization mcgillowsy they would add 2 chapters a day they had already added 25 chapters when I found out about it.


See our Returns Policy. Quite similar in writing style to an off-form Mark Billingham, but the giants of the genre have nothing to worry about.

The ancient Prehen wood — the focus for much of the action — lends the book an ethereal and slightly sinister edge, but ultimately there is magic and redemption to be found there too. Also, the readers will learn about family violence and consequence it has on everyone involved. At the end of the book, there are some pictures of the landscape of Derry in ligtle kindle edition.

This is a superb book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There is a lot more description in this book than I’m use to and This is the first book I have ready by this author and it took me a little while to get use to the writing style as some of the words were different from what I’m use to but once I did, I wasn’t disappointed. Jul 01, Emma rated it liked it Shelves: Pan; Main Market edition 10 May Language: She is wearing only pyjamas and will not speak.

The central character Lucy spends as much time at the hospital as the police station, but the story unravels around her role and relationships.

More European crime fiction reviews can be found on the Reviews page. I wouldn’t recommend this book or this author at this time.