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Heroin Annie by Peter Corris

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Publisher’s SynopsisCliff Hardy in action again: trying to keep one step ahead of his client’s troubles – and his own.He goes from sleazy backstreets to boardrooms in skyscrapers – dealing with everyone from fashion models and teenage junkies to urban developers and crooked funeral directors. Some are friendly, some try to kill him…Hardy copes, with […]

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Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin

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Publisher’s SynopsisIt’s winter in Melbourne and Detective Emmett Corban is starting to regret his promotion to head of the Missing Persons Unit, as the routine reports pile up on his desk.So when Natale Gibson goes missing, he’s convinced this is the big case he’s been waiting for – the woman’s husband and parents insist the […]

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Safari by Tony Park

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Publisher’s SynopsisA volatile Zimbabwe and the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo are the battlefields for a dangerously charged game of cat and mouse in Africa’s wildlife wars.Canadian researcher Michelle Parker jumps at the chance to visit the famed mountain gorillas, but she is wary of the man giving her this opportunity – professional […]

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Zambezi by Tony Park

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Publisher’s SynopsisNews of the death of a young research assistant, reportedly killed by a man-eating lion in Zimbabwe reaches those closest to her. Jed Banks, a Special Forces soldier serving in Afchanistan; Professor Christine Wallis, a wildlife researcher in South Africa; and Hassan bin Zayid, a hotel magnate in Zambia. The victim was respectively their […]

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Far Horizon by Tony Park

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Publisher’s SynopsisFormer Australian army officer Mike Williams is trying to forget a troubled past – with a carefree existence as an overland tour guide in Africa. But then one day on the road, he receives word that the South African Police have some news for him.A bloody and tragic run-in with ivory hunters in Mozambique […]

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The Wife and the Widow by Christian White

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Publisher’s SynopsisSet against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, The Wife and The Widow is an unsettling thriller told from two perspectives: Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her dead husband’s secret life; and Abby, an island local whose world is turned upside […]

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Good Murder by Robert Gott

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Publisher’s SynopsisIt’s 1942 and war is raging in Europe and in the Pacific. The Japanese army is on Australia’s doorstep, and the small coastal Queensland town of Maryborough is on full war footing. What they are not prepared for is the arrival in the town of a troupe of incompetent actors whose unjustifiably self-confident leader, […]

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The Empty Beach by Peter Corris

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Publisher’s SynopsisIt began as a routine investigation into a supposed drowning.But Cliff Hardy, private detective, soon found himself literally fighting for his life in the murky, violent underworld of Bondi.The truth about John Singer, black marketeer and poker machine king, is out there somewhere – amidst the drug addicts and prostitutes and alcoholics. Hardy’s job […]

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And Fire Came Down by Emma Viskic

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Publisher’s SynopsisCaleb Zelic can’t hear you. But he can see everything.The pulsating follow-up thriller to the acclaimed Resurrection Bay.Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.But when a young woman […]

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The Marvellous Boy by Peter Corris

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Publisher’s SynopsisFor Hardy, big money and big problems seem to go together. And Lady Catherine Chatterton has plenty of both.Widowed, Lady Catherine presides over the crumbling Chatterton fortunes. Blowzy, boozy Bettina is her only child, but she and Mummy aren’t on speaking terms. What Lady Catherine wants is an heir. A respectable heir to uphold […]