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A Thing of Blood

(2005)
(The second book in the William Power Mystery series)
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Failed Shakespearean actor and would-be private detective William Power returns to Melbourne in this wry sequel that re-creates the tension and fear of wartime Australia.

Bloodied and broken but somehow unbowed, he arrives in a town struggling under war rationing and full of cocky American soldiers and lands squarely in the bosom of his childhood home in Carlton, now dominated by his sister-in-law, the odious Darlene. But even Will's contempt is tempered when, in the early hours of the morning, Darlene is kidnapped, and Will finds his mother's kitchen splattered with blood and scattered with broken crockery.

Soon murder and the fate of the nation are added to the mix, and Will realizes that he is the only one who can solve the case.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Paperback Editions

October 2005 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Thing of Blood
Author(s): Robert Gott
ISBN: 1-920769-58-7 / 978-1-920769-58-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Scribe Pubns Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

August 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Thing of Blood (William Power Mystery Series)
Author(s): Robert Gott
ISBN: 1-5100-4549-X / 978-1-5100-4549-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Thing of Blood
Author(s): Robert Gott
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
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August 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Thing of Blood
Author(s): Robert Gott
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Thing of Blood
Author(s): Robert Gott
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2005 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Thing of Blood: a William Power fiasco
Author(s): Robert Gott
Publisher: Scribe
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU