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y The Dirty Little Dog single work   novel   crime  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'When media mogul Wardell Costello’s son Julian disappears, it could be Julian’s just cheating on his beautiful model wife. Except the Premier is on the phone to Wardell, and she knows more than Wardell likes about his family’s secrets. Too dangerous in the dog-eat-dog political world of Sydney, where the Costellos are used to getting their way. Wardell Costello and the Premier are no longer the best of friends … the Premier’s Office is looking to rub the Costello name in mud.

'So Wardell calls in his old enemy, journalist Jack Rutherford, for help. “Find my son”, he demands. Jack doesn’t like the demand, but he’ll take the money to help release his partner’s parents from the clutches of the Public Guardian. His partner, Detective-Sergeant Terry Bradley, is already on the case. So far, there’s a dead body in Julian’s luxurious inner-city playpad, and another body washed up in Iron Cove. It seems a violent killer is disposing of young men who’ve shared the delights of the playpad with Julian.

'The killer is a sensitive boy, raised lovingly by a single mother, turned crazy by a restrictive school and Julian’s sadistic bullying.

'A novel about a Sydney that could almost be …' (Publication summary)


  • Dedication: For Wilfred, the best dirty little dog there ever was, and he was smart too, though he didn't like to show it.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Haberfield, Ashfield - Burwood area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Fat Frog Books , 2016 .
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      Extent: 200p.
      • Launched on 12 May 2016 at Armidale, NSW.
      ISBN: 9780959035070
Last amended 18 Oct 2016 11:03:05
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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