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Is part of Mak Vanderwall Series Tara Moss , 1999 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Fetish
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'Tall, blonde and beautiful - It's no surprise that Canadian Makedde Vanderwall is a model. What is surprising is her street-smart ways and her own recognition that modeling is only a stopgap career, a lucrative means to fund her tuition for a degree in forensic psychology. But more surprising - and disturbing - is that while on assignment in Sydney, Australia, Makedde finds herself in the middle of a grisly, sensational hunt for the "Stiletto Murderer" - a serial killer who brutally murdered Makedde's best friend - and may see Makedde as his next fashion victim.
Who is this murderous monster with the penchant for sexy shoes? The world of fashion takes on sinister tones - a photographer who get off on snapping photos of dead bodies; beautiful women with rich but mysterious sugar daddies; and bottom feeders who cruise the murky ocean of high fashion and low morals. And now, seemingly deserted by the one cop who can save her, Makedde is a girl on the edge of unimaginable terror, in a place where perfect beauty is transformed into darkest death...'
Source: Author's website

Notes

  • Dedication: For Janni Moss.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 1999 .
      image of person or book cover 3251230494099366884.jpg
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      Extent: 305p.
      ISBN: 0732266998 (pbk.)
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2000 .
      Extent: vii, 402p.p.
      ISBN: 0732266777
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Leisure Books ,
      2005 .
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      Extent: 325p.p.
      ISBN: 9780843956337, 084395633X
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      John Blake ,
      2013 .
      image of person or book cover 3432769809873415923.jpg
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9781782194330, 1782194339
    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2018 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 416p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 26 March 2018.

      ISBN: 9780732290733, 0732290732
Alternative title: Der Fetisch-Morder
Language: German
    • Munich,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Goldmann ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: 349p.
      ISBN: 3442359511

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording (read by the author).

Works about this Work

A Beautiful Mind Patrick Lewis , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Women's Health , October 2012; (p. 59-60)
Woman of Words Fires Up for Festival Tristan Swanwick , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 September 2012; (p. 33)
Tara Moss James Phelan (interviewer), 2005 single work interview
— Appears in: Literati : Australian Contemporary Literary Figures Discuss Fear, Frustrations and Fame 2005; (p. 179-192)
Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
Beast Under the Bed Ryan Heffernan , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 July 2000; (p. 5)

— Review of Fetish Tara Moss , 1999 single work novel
CoverNotes Michelle Griffin , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 March 2000; (p. 11)

— Review of The Penguin Century of Australian Stories 2000 anthology short story ; Fetish Tara Moss , 1999 single work novel
Sydney Thrillers Peter Pierce , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 219 2000; (p. 45)

— Review of Fetish Tara Moss , 1999 single work novel ; Dilemma Jon Cleary , 1999 single work novel
Beast Under the Bed Ryan Heffernan , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 July 2000; (p. 5)

— Review of Fetish Tara Moss , 1999 single work novel
Tara Moss James Phelan (interviewer), 2005 single work interview
— Appears in: Literati : Australian Contemporary Literary Figures Discuss Fear, Frustrations and Fame 2005; (p. 179-192)
Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
Woman of Words Fires Up for Festival Tristan Swanwick , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 September 2012; (p. 33)
A Beautiful Mind Patrick Lewis , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Women's Health , October 2012; (p. 59-60)
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