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Is part of Detective Inspector Hal Challis Garry Disher , 1999 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Snapshot
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'It takes months for Australian social psychologist Janine McQuarrie to succumb to her husband’s pressure to attend spouse-swapping parties, but eventually she gives in. Then, driving with her young daughter one day, she gets out of her car to ask directions and is shot and killed. The little girl escapes when the gunman’s pistol misfires.

'Inspector Hal Challis of the Crime Investigation Unit is assigned the case, but his efforts are thwarted by his boss. The dead woman was Superintendent McQuarrie’s daughter-in-law, and he  seems to be more interested in protecting his son than in finding his daughter-in-law’s murderer. Who might have a motive to kill this attractive young wife and mother? One of her clients? One of the swingers she’d gotten together with at a party? Or, the obvious suspect, her husband?'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Soho Crime ed.).

Notes

  • Dedication: For Chris.
  • Featured by the BIG Book Club, an initiative supported by the Advertiser in partnership with Arts SA, The Australia Council for the Arts, South Australian public libraries and FIVEAA to promote a love of reading, discussion and literature, January, 2007.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2005 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 337p.
      ISBN: 1920885722
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2006 .
      image of person or book cover 4363388152979983628.jpg
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      Extent: 352p.
      ISBN: 1921145528
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Soho Crime ,
      2007 .
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      Extent: 354p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 July 2007.

      ISBN: 9781569474600

Works about this Work

A Man in Two Minds Samela Harris , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 January 2007; (p. 11)
Readers Revel in Finding Out Just Whodunit Samela Harris , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2007; (p. 28)
Around the World in 80 Books : Oceania Barry Oakley , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 December-10 January vol. 123 no. 6501 2005-2006; (p. 159)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel
Cool Crime Rick Thompson , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 277 2005-2006; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel ; A Thing of Blood : A William Power Mystery Robert Gott , 2005 single work novel ; Dirty Weekend Gabrielle Lord , 2005 single work novel
The Dangerous, Dark Side of the Peninsula Jeff Glorfeld , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 November 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel
Sexy and Seedy in Waterloo Rod Moran , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 October 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel
Vivid Pictures in Murder He Wrote Jan Power , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 October 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel
Thrilled to Bits - Literally Katharine England , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 October 2005; (p. 10)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel ; Rubdown Leigh Redhead , 2005 single work novel ; Dirty Weekend Gabrielle Lord , 2005 single work novel
The Dangerous, Dark Side of the Peninsula Jeff Glorfeld , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 November 2005; (p. 27)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel
Cool Crime Rick Thompson , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 277 2005-2006; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Snapshot Garry Disher , 2005 single work novel ; A Thing of Blood : A William Power Mystery Robert Gott , 2005 single work novel ; Dirty Weekend Gabrielle Lord , 2005 single work novel
Readers Revel in Finding Out Just Whodunit Samela Harris , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 January 2007; (p. 28)
A Man in Two Minds Samela Harris , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 20 January 2007; (p. 11)
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