Murder and Redemption

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Pub Date 01 Jan 2012 | Archive Date 01 Sep 2012
HarperCollins Australia, HarperCollins - AU

Description

In an empty land, there's a lot of space to hide a body

Syd Fielding is on a fishing trip when he hears a horrifying scream ... What he doesn't yet know is that a young man is being fed to a saltwater crocodile. So begins MURDER AND REDEMPtION, an absorbing crime novel which follows in the traditions of Jon Cleary and Peter temple. Moody and atmospheric, this novel takes us across the vast expanse of Western Australia, against a canvas of red iron ore mines, green seas, bulk carriers, ports, brothels, drugs and gangland violence. Having survived a brutal childhood in Bindoon orphanage, a tour in Vietnam and a spiral into alcoholism, Syd Fielding is now a detective sergeant in Geraldton. But when two men from the same cargo ship are murdered, he is drawn into the murky world of drug trafficking through WA's mining towns. His investigation takes him alarmingly close to home and he is forced to realise that even the people he loves may not be what they seem ...

Praise for Murder and Redemption:

'a quintessentially Australian crime thriller' Courier-Mail

'Noel Mealey serves up lashings of death, mayhem, doubt, danger and humour and suspense in the rollicking Murder and Redemption. It's one hell of a ride' Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin

'Delivers' Daily telegraph

'vividly brings to life the vast expanse of Western Australia ... A complex, intriguing novel with a rich sense of place, this is a strong debut thriller' Canberra times

In an empty land, there's a lot of space to hide a body

Syd Fielding is on a fishing trip when he hears a horrifying scream ... What he doesn't yet know is that a young man is being fed to a...


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ISBN 9780732293666
PRICE A$29.99 (AUD)

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