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City of Lost Girls

(2010)
(The fifth book in the Ed Loy series)
A novel by

 
 
Dublin PI Ed Loy tackles a case that takes him back to Los Angeles -- his home of twenty years -- and a past he'd rather forget in this gripping new novel in the Edgar Award-nominated and Shamus Award-winning series.

Ed Loy has laid his ghosts to rest. He's been back in his hometown of Dublin for several years, his work is wearing but steady, and he's in his first loving relationship since the death of his daughter caused the ruin of his marriage six years ago. But when two girls go missing from a Dublin film set, Loy knows his past has caught up with him.

Loy's longtime friend, film director Jack Donovan, is shooting his next movie, an Irish historical epic. Donovan and his three right-hand men -- together, the Gang of Four -- have made numerous movies together spanning several decades, but the new film is primed to be their masterpiece. Production grinds to a halt, though, when not one but two female cast members fail to show up to work. Chances are they're party girls sleeping off a late night, but the circumstances feel familiar to Loy. A little too familiar. Twenty years ago, three girls disappeared from a movie Donovan was shooting in Malibu and their bodies were never found. Today, Loy has a sinking feeling in his heart: Those girls are gone.

Knowing that one of the film crew -- maybe even Jack Donovan himself -- is responsible for the girls' disappearances, Loy races to uncover the truth before a third girl goes missing. And in order to find answers, he must return to L.A. and delve deep into his past. But while he's so far from home, a cunning killer seizes the chance to strike at what's closest to Ed Loy's heart.

Genre: Mystery
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Praise for this book

"Hughes is simply the best Irish crime novelist of his generation." - John Connolly


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Hardback Editions

May 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: City of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 1-84854-036-1 / 978-1-84854-036-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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April 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: City of Lost Girls (Ed Loy)
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 0-06-168990-4 / 978-0-06-168990-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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ISBN: 1-84854-304-2 / 978-1-84854-304-1 (UK edition)
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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ISBN: 0-7195-2373-7 / 978-0-7195-2373-1 (UK edition)
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: City of Lost Girls (Ed Loy Novels)
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 0-06-168991-2 / 978-0-06-168991-8 (USA edition)
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May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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ISBN: 1-84854-303-4 / 978-1-84854-303-4 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

January 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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January 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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January 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: City of Lost Girls
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December 2010 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: City Of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 1-4450-0219-1 / 978-1-4450-0219-4 (UK edition)
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December 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: City Of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 1-4450-0220-5 / 978-1-4450-0220-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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December 2010 : UK MP3 CD

Title: City Of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 1-4450-0221-3 / 978-1-4450-0221-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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December 2010 : UK MP3 CD

Title: City of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
ISBN: 1-4450-0222-1 / 978-1-4450-0222-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: City of Lost Girls
Author(s): Declan Hughes
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March 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: City of Lost Girls (Ed Loy Novels Book 5)
Author(s): Declan Hughes
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon