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Peter Corris


Australia (1942 - 2018)

Peter Corris was born in country Victoria and educated at Melbourne High School and the University of Melbourne. After taking a Master's degree at Monash University and a PhD (both in history) at the ANU, he worked as an academic at several universities before turning to journalism. He was best known for his 26 books about Sydney private detective Cliff Hardy, but he also published spy novels, historical novels, a collection of stories about golf as well as editing anthologies about golf and boxing and co-writing autobiographies, notably of the late Professor Fred Hollows.

Genres: Mystery, Historical
 
Series
Cliff Hardy
   1. The Dying Trade (1980)
   2. White Meat (1981)
   3. The Marvellous Boy (1982)
   4. The Empty Beach (1985)
   5. Heroin Annie (1984)
   6. Make Me Rich (1985)
   7. The Big Drop (1985)
   8. The Greenwich Apartments (1986)
   9. Deal Me Out (1986)
   10. The January Zone (1987)
   11. The Man in the Shadows (1988)
   12. O'Fear (1990)
   13. Wet Graves (1991)
   14. Aftershock (1991)
   15. Beware of the Dog (1992)
   16. Burn (1993)
   17. Matrimonial Causes (1993)
   18. Casino (1994)
   19. The Washington Club (1997)
   20. Forget Me If You Can (1997)
   21. The Reward (1997)
   22. The Black Prince (1998)
   23. The Other Side of Sorrow (1999)
   24. Lugarno (2001)
   25. Salt and Blood (2002)
   26. Master's Mates (2003)
   27. The Coast Road (2004)
   28. Taking Care of Business (2004)
   29. Saving Billie (2005)
   30. The Undertow (2006)
   31. Appeal Denied (2007)
   32. The Big Score (2007)
   33. Open File (2009)
   34. Deep Water (2009)
   35. Torn Apart (2010)
   36. Follow the Money (2012)
   37. Comeback (2012)
   38. The Dunbar Case (2013)
   39. Silent Kill (2014)
   40. Gun Control (2015)
   41. That Empty Feeling (2016)
   42. Win, Lose or Draw (2017)
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