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Is part of Pufferfish Mysteries David Owen , 1994 series - author novel (number 6 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 How the Dead See
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'The theft of a valuable diamond necklace, and the death by apparent suicide of a notorious film star, have nothing in common. Nothing except Detective Franz Heineken, aka Pufferfish, scourge of an island's villains and a deadly match for it unpredictable, unsettling crimes.

'At the tail end of an oppressively hot Tasmanian summer, Pufferfish is called upon to investigate a death that looks like a suicide and [smells] like suicide. But Rory Stillrock, once a big screen Hollywood bad boy - popular celluloid CIA agent real life party animal and sex addict - had good reason to live. His hidden southern Tasmanian mansion, and those who were closest to him and his wealth, slowly, reluctantly, begin to offer up clues. Not that Pufferfish is in a hurry...

'Meanwhile he knows very well who nicked the diamond necklace valued at over two hundred thousand dollars, from a stately Hobart home. Just a small matter of proving same. Not easy when you're up against Fink Mountgarrett, master thief with a very soft footprint. But the patient task becomes incendiary when Fink falls foul of the island's controversial new mandatory sentencing laws. Was he set up? Surely Pufferfish wouldn't stoop so low...

'There's only one way to find out.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Acts of Fear and Redemption Sue Turnbull , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 - 10 July 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of The Crossing B. Michael Radburn , 2011 single work novel ; How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
Homing in on Crime Jeff Popple , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 June 2011; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Wonder of Seldom Seen J. D. Cregan , 2011 single work novel ; The Crossing B. Michael Radburn , 2011 single work novel ; How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
Pick of the Week Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 7 May 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
Pick of the Week Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 7 May 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
Homing in on Crime Jeff Popple , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 June 2011; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Wonder of Seldom Seen J. D. Cregan , 2011 single work novel ; The Crossing B. Michael Radburn , 2011 single work novel ; How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
Acts of Fear and Redemption Sue Turnbull , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 - 10 July 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of The Crossing B. Michael Radburn , 2011 single work novel ; How the Dead See David Owen , 2011 single work novel
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