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1 5 y separately published work icon Dark Summer Jon Cleary , London : Fontana , 1993 Z127057 1992 single work novel crime detective 'When one of his most prolific informers turns up dead in his own swimming pool, Inspector Scobie Malone takes the case despite the obvious warning to stay away.' (Publication summary)
1 9 y separately published work icon Coming to Terms Anna Murdoch , London : Fontana , 1992 Z420566 1991 single work novel
2 7 y separately published work icon Pride's Harvest Jon Cleary , London : Fontana , 1992 Z273109 1991 single work novel crime detective
3 6 y separately published work icon Murder Song Jon Cleary , London : Fontana , 1991 Z116652 1990 single work novel crime detective
1 14 y separately published work icon Babylon South Jon Cleary , London : Fontana , 1990 Z180375 1989 single work novel crime detective

'Two murders in the same family take place, 20 years apart, in a Sydney community. Scobie Malone remembers the long-unsolved murder when he is called upon to investigate the new one, but there are complications. This is the sixth book in the Scobie Malone series, by award-winning author Jon Cleary.

'In 1966 Sir Walter Springfellow, head of Australian intelligence, vanished mysteriously and without a trace.

'As a young constable, Scobie Malone investigated the disappearance. Years later, some bones are found up hills which are presumed to be Sir Walter’s, and Detective Inspector Malone finds himself back on the case.

'His first task is to break the news to Venetia Springfellow, Sir Walter’s glamorous widow, whose ruthless ambition has made the Springfellow Corporation a hugely successful company. Then comes news that there has been another death in the family, and one of the Springfellows is to be charged with murder.'(Publication summary)

2 y separately published work icon Funnelweb Charles West , London : Fontana , 1989 Z1508559 1988 single work novel crime detective thriller In the state of Queensland there are no death duties. A ruthless gang takes advantage of this by kidnapping wealthy old people, manipulating their estates and staging their deaths to look like accidents. Tom Grant, stand-in actor, investigates. (Source: LibrariesAustralia)
1 8 y separately published work icon Now and Then, Amen Jon Cleary , London : Fontana , 1989 Z119608 1988 single work novel crime detective
1 1 y separately published work icon The Andros Passage John Hallows , London : Fontana , 1989 Z797170 1989 single work novel thriller
8 8 y separately published work icon Family Business Anna Murdoch , Glasgow : Fontana , 1989 Z64959 1988 single work novel
5 1 y separately published work icon The Honey Ant Duncan Kyle , London : Fontana , 1989 Z465565 1988 single work novel detective crime
2 3 y separately published work icon To the Ends of the Earth Michael Talbot , London : Fontana , 1988 Z524430 1986 single work novel historical fiction
1 2 y separately published work icon The Pale Sergeant James Murray , London : Fontana , 1988 Z410768 1986 single work novel
1 7 y separately published work icon Dragons at the Party Jon Cleary , Glasgow : Fontana , 1988 Z360944 1987 single work novel crime detective

'From the award-winning Australian author Jon Cleary comes the fourth book featuring Sydney homicide detective, Scobie Malone.

It is bicentenary year and Australia is having the party of a lifetime. Detective Inspector Scobie Malone would far rather be out on Sydney Harbour with his family, watching the fun. Instead he is on duty, investigating the murder of an aide to President Timori.' (Publication summary)

1 5 y separately published work icon Standing Orders John Hooker , London : Fontana , 1988 Z287800 1986 single work novel
1 30 y separately published work icon A Cartload of Clay : A Novel George Johnston , Sydney : Fontana , 1987 Z824939 1971 single work novel
1 y separately published work icon Three Nights on Nowhere Street Garry Sargeant , Sydney : Fontana , 1987 Z1211493 1987 single work biography Garry Sargeant spent three days living 'on the street' in March 1987 at the request of the Times on Sunday newspaper. His assignment was an acknowledgement of the designation of 1987 as the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless.
2 13 y separately published work icon Seven Emus Xavier Herbert , Sydney : Fontana , 1987 Z355497 1959 single work novel humour

'Bronco Jones, part-Aboriginal owner of Emu Station in the north of Western Australia, struggles against the machinations of a businessman and an anthropologist in this satirical portrait of anthropological exploitation of Aboriginal sacred sites.

'Seven Emus Station lies in the wild, red sandstone country back of the north-west port of Dampier. It is the prized property of Bronco Jones, his wife Possum and their bright, honey-coloured brood.

'The wealth of the property lures Appleby Gaunt, 'The Baron' who sweeps Bronco into a series of ruinous financial deals.

'Goborrow, a second-rate anthropologist, seizes the predicament as a means to boost his own credibility, with disastrous results for himself and 'The Baron'.

'An experimental novella, Seven Emus deals with issues of identity, ancestral fidelity and the misguided appropriation of cultural artefacts.'  (Publication summary)

1 26 y separately published work icon Soldiers' Women Xavier Herbert , Melbourne : Fontana , 1987 Z843498 1961 single work novel war literature
1 17 y separately published work icon Disturbing Element Xavier Herbert , Sydney : Fontana , 1987 Z354905 1963 single work autobiography
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