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Is part of Detective Inspector Hal Challis Garry Disher , 1999 series - author novel (number 6 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Whispering Death
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'Hal Challis is in trouble at home and abroad: carpeted by the boss for speaking out about police budget cuts; missing his lover, Ellen Destry, who is overseas on a study tour.

'But there's plenty to keep his mind off his problems. A rapist in a police uniform stalks Challis's Peninsula beat, there is a serial armed robber headed in his direction and a home invasion that's a little too close to home. Not to mention a very clever, very mysterious female cat burglar who may or may not be planning something on Challis's patch.

'Meanwhile, at the Waterloo Police Station, Challis finds his offsiders have their own issues. Scobie Sutton, still struggling with his wife's depression, seems to be headed for a career crisis; and something very interesting is going on between Constable Pam Murphy and Jeanne Schiff, the feisty young sergeant on secondment from the Sex Crimes Unit.

'In his sixth Peninsula murder mystery, Garry Disher keeps the tension and intrigue ramped up exquisitely on multiple fronts, while he takes his regular characters in compelling new directions. Disher is a grand master of the police procedural, operating at the peak of his craft.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Jo Tapper
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2011 .
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      Extent: 330p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 27 June 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921758591 (pbk.)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2012 .
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      Extent: 336p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 25 May 2012.
      ISBN: 9781921922510 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled William Charles , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 390 2012; (p. 30)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Crime File : Graeme Blundell Graeme Blundell , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 July 2012; (p. 29)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Bruce McMahon , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 1 July 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Felons Are Put in Their Place Sue Turnbull , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 October 2011; (p. 35)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel ; Chelsea Mansions Barry Maitland , 2011 single work novel
Shelf Life : Crime William Yeoman , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 September 2011; (p. 6)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Kimberley Allsopp , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 43)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Review : Fiction Barbara Baker , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2-3 July 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Review of the Week Thornton McCamish , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 10 July 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 August 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel ; Chelsea Mansions Barry Maitland , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Crime Fiction Dianne Dempsey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 13 August 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Whispering Death Garry Disher , 2011 single work novel
Between the Lines 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 July 2011; (p. 20)
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