I reached gingerly to the back of my head and felt the blood in my hair and the tenderness underneath it How do they check if a footballer s concussed Ask him if knows what day it is I thought I did I was pretty sure.An old flame, Glen Withers, has come back into Cliff Hardy s life but this time it s strictly business.Former policewoman Glen is now a PI too, and with a much classier clientele than Cliff s she s been told money s no object by her latest, a wealthy family from Sydney s eastern suburbs Together, Cliff and Glen take on the case of Rodney St John Harkness, recent inmate of a mental institution and a recovering alcoholic with a murky, possibly murderous, history But Glen is also a recovering alcoholic and the combination proves disastrous.When Rod and Glen vanish, Hardy finds himself in a race against time to untangle Harkness tortured past and find the pair The trail leads up to the central coast and some of Sydney s best known beaches Will Cliff be in time, or will the salty tang of blood fill the air New Read [ Salt And Blood ] author [ Peter Corris ] – tbjewellers.co.uk
Peter Corris was an Australian academic, historian, journalist and a novelist of historical and crime fiction His first novel was published in 1980 Corris is credited with reviving the fully fledged Australian crime novel with local settings and reference points and with a series character firmly rooted in Australian culture, Sydney PI Cliff Hardy As crime fiction writer, he was described as the Godfather of contemporary Australian crime writing.He won the Lifetime Achievement award at the Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing in 1999 and was shortlisted for best novel in 2006 for Saving Billy and in 2007 for The Undertow.
- 240 pages
- Salt And Blood
- Peter Corris
- 10 September 2019 Peter Corris