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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Dark Country
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'They've considered him a murderer for eighteen years, so no one in Dungirri is surprised when 'Gil' Gillespie returns and a woman's body is found in his car. Wearied by too many deaths and doubting her own skills, local police sergeant Kris Mathews isn't sure whether Gil is a decent man wronged by life, or a hardened criminal she should lock up. But she does know he's not guilty of this murder, because she is his alibi.

Gil isn't used to feeling anything for anyone. But there's a teenager here who has his eyes - a daughter he never knew existed. And the sergeant's fiery tenacity stirs his blood. He can't acknowledge either. He's made too many enemies in the Sydney Mafia and amongst corrupt cops. Kris's alibi might have saved him from a murder charge but her dedication to finding the truth has made her a target.

Gil is surrounded by wilderness, but there's no place to hide, because his enemies have most of the town on their side, and they know that the one thing most punishing would be harming the few people he cares about.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • A loose sequel to As Darkness Falls.
  • Dedication: For my sisters: We each hear different drummers, but still find music to dance together.

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Works about this Work

Big Ambitions Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 October 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
A Popular Misconception Graeme Blundell , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2009; (p. 24)
Untitled Peter C. Hayward , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Incite , September vol. 30 no. 9 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Peter C. Hayward , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Incite , September vol. 30 no. 9 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
Big Ambitions Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 October 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
A Popular Misconception Graeme Blundell , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2009; (p. 24)
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