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Is part of Murray Whelan Mysteries Shane Maloney , 1994- series - author novel (number 6 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Sucked In
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Now pushing fifty, Murray Whelan is spinning his wheels in parliament, a toothless cog in a stalled political machine. The millennium is coming but the prospect of Labor regaining power is utterly remote. But when the remains of a long-dead union official are found in dried-up Lake Nillahcootie, Murray soon gets sucked into murky waters. For a start, it seems that his old mate Charlie Talbot was implicated. But Charlie has just dropped dead of a coronary occlusion in the dining room of the Mildura Grand Hotel, leaving a grieving widow and a lot of unanswered questions. The press is sniffing around and Labor's enemies are lining up for a free kick. And then there's the blackmail attempt. And as if that wasn't enough there's an ALP preselection brawl arcing up. (Back cover)

Notes

  • Dedication: To my sister, who saved my life in Puno, and to my wife, who helped.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Prophecy from the Temple The Heckler , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 29 November 2009; (p. 28)
Knowing Where the Bodies are Buried Tony Smith , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 28 June vol. 17 no. 12 2007;

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Whelan Dealing Simon Plant , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 26 May 2007; (p. 24)
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , 8 - 21 June no. 318 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Easy to Get Sucked into Political Plot Stephen Dedman , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 11 June 2007; (p. 6)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Peter Milne , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 86 no. 7 2007; (p. 38)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Books Fiction Guy Mosel , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 - 29 April 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Funny, Familiar Sleuth Resumes His Journey Graeme Blundell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 May 2007; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
A Wry Eye on Our Foibles Sue Turnbull , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 May 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Matthia Dempsey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 59)

— Review of Sucked In Shane Maloney , 2007 single work novel
Fixing the Politics Jason Steger , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 2007; (p. 26-27)
Whelan Dealing Simon Plant , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 26 May 2007; (p. 24)
Prophecy from the Temple The Heckler , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 29 November 2009; (p. 28)
Last amended 17 Jun 2014 12:19:20
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  • Mildura, Mildura area, North West Victoria, Victoria,
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
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