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y Crime Scene Cessnock single work   novel   crime   humour  
Is part of Les Norton Robert G. Barrett 1985 series - author novel short story
Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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'Les is back and on the detox ... All it took was a summer's day and a flat tyre on his push-bike, and Les is out on bail and on the run from a gun-happy street gang intent on a drive-by. So, with Warren's help, Les Norton defendant, becomes Len Gordon film director, safely ensconced at the ultra-swish Opal Springs Health Resort till Eddie can sort things out back in Sydney. Unfortunately, the first thing Les finds on arrival is motivational guru Alexander Holden dead at the front gate. then, before you can say 'soya beans with tahini and lime dressing', the cops arrive and Les is up to his neck in a land of a thousand acronyms, fighting off steroid-happy body builders, sex-crazed socialites, violent greyhound owners - and, worst of all, caffeine withdrawals - while at the same time matching wits with the four acrimonious writers-in-residence. Was Alexander Holden murdered? Or was it an accident? Find out in the gripping climax and food fight when all is revealed - in the library. Robert G. Barrett's latest Les Norton adventure, Crime Scene Cessnock, set in New South Wales's beautiful Pokolbin Valley, is a whodunnit with a difference, and proves once again why Barrett is, to quote the Australian newspaper, 'the king of popular fiction'.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the Australian military personnel who lost their lives helping others in the tsunami disaster, and their families.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2005 .
      Extent: 268p.
      ISBN: 073228211X
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2014 .
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      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 23/06/2014
      ISBN: 9781460703823

Works about this Work

Untitled Deborah Crabtree , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , November vol. 85 no. 5 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of Crime Scene Cessnock Robert G. Barrett 2005 single work novel
Untitled Deborah Crabtree , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , November vol. 85 no. 5 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of Crime Scene Cessnock Robert G. Barrett 2005 single work novel
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