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Signal Loss

Signal Loss

(2016)
(The seventh book in the Peninsula Crimes series)
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A small bushfire, but nasty enough for ice cooks to abandon their lab. Fatal, too. But when the bodies in the burnt-out Mercedes prove to be a pair of Sydney hitmen, Inspector Hal Challis's inquiries into a local ice epidemic take a darker turn. Meanwhile, Ellen Destry, head of the new sex crimes unit, finds herself not only juggling the personalities of her team but hunting a serial rapist who leaves no evidence behind.

The seventh instalment in Garry Disher's celebrated Peninsula Crimes series sets up new challenges, both professional and personal, for Challis and Destry. And Disher delivers with all the suspense and human complexity for which readers love him.

Garry Disher has published almost fifty titles - fiction, children's books, anthologies, textbooks, the Wyatt thrillers and the Peninsula Crimes series. He has won numerous awards, including the German Crime Prize (twice) and two Ned Kelly Best Crime novel awards, for Chain of Evidence (2007) and Wyatt (2010). Garry lives on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

'Garry Disher's crime fiction is as prolific as it is highly decorated...One for the summer holiday reading stack.' Guardian

'Disher dishes out yet another excellent procedural, atmospheric and dusty, thrilling and addictive.' Readings'A commentary on celebrity and the influence of the media in convicting or acquitting regardless of the legal system, equity or the consequences for those involved. Most chillingly, Signal Loss portrays a world in which life is cheap and where the most vulnerable are traded and abused.' Good Reading

'Disher is a world-class crime novelist, and Signal Loss is another superbly written police procedural that mixes strong characterisations with a taut, intelligent plot and biting social commentary... the Peninsula locations are richly evoked. Highly recommended.' Canberra Weekly

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'The plot has its share of boilerplate elements, as all police procedurals, but it's the colourful cast of well-formed characters, with their distinct personalities, that makes Signal Loss so compelling. Readers who've yet to sample Disher's Peninsula Crimes series shouldn't be worried about coming in late in proceedings; this seventh book serves as a perfect introduction.' Written by Sime

Genre: Mystery

 
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Kindle Editions

October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Signal Loss (Peninsula Crimes)
Author(s): Garry Disher
Publisher: Text Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


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