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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Line of Sight
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'When a brothel madam is shot on a Perth golf course in 1975 it should be a routine murder enquiry. But it isn't. In fact there's barely an investigation at all, and Superintendent Swann thinks he knows why. Heroin is the new drug in town and the money is finding its way into some very respectable hands.

'It's the brave or the foolish who accuse their fellow cops of corruption, and sometimes not even Swann is sure which he is. Especially when those he's pointing the finger at have mates in every stronghold of power in the state - big business, organised crime, the government. He might have won the first round by forcing a royal commission, but the judge is an ailing patsy and the outcome seems predetermined. If that's not enough to contend with, Swann's teenage daughter has disappeared, he doesn't know whether she's alive or not, and the word on the street is he's a dead man walking.

'Line of Sight is classic crime noir, a tale of dark corruption set in a city of sun and heat.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2010 .
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      Extent: 251p.
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      • Publication date: 30 August 2010.
      ISBN: 9780670073740 (pbk.)

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Works about this Work

y separately published work icon The Guardian 8 August 2013 6330593 2013 newspaper issue
The Australian Crime Scene Katherine Howell , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , August no. 210 2011; (p. 12)
Fiction Eyes Finn Truth Ian Nichols , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 14 September 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Line of Sight David Whish-Wilson , 2010 single work novel
Fiction Eyes Finn Truth Ian Nichols , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 14 September 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Line of Sight David Whish-Wilson , 2010 single work novel
The Australian Crime Scene Katherine Howell , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , August no. 210 2011; (p. 12)
y separately published work icon The Guardian 8 August 2013 6330593 2013 newspaper issue
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