4/15/2013: This book is sticking with me.A good murder mystery with very flawed protagonists. The book is in the first person by Detective Rob Ryan. Who more and more frequently as the book moves to its conclusion starts paragraphs and sentences like "Years later I would look back at this moment as another screw-up".I became so caught up in the characters the murder became secondary to the what happens to the characters after the murder is solved. Well, I got what I wanted and it left me empty. Which is exactly what Ms. French wanted.I will need some time before I read the 2nd Dublin Murder Squad novel.4/6/2013: From Cyber/Sci-Fi to murder-mystery set in Ireland. A discounted book from November 2012.