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y separately published work icon Dead Heat single work   novel   crime  
Is part of Goodabri Series Bronwyn Parry , 2013 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Dead Heat
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'Trapped in rugged country in scorching summer heat, pursued by ruthless gunmen who can't afford to fail, Jo and Nick will need all their skills and courage to survive.

'The national parks where Ranger Jo Lockwood works, on the edge of the NSW outback, are untamed stretches of dry forest cut through with wild rivers. She's often alone, and she likes it that way until she discovers the body of a man, brutally murdered, in a vandalised campground.

'Detective Senior Sergeant Nick Matheson knows organised crime and gang violence from the inside out. He's so good at undercover work that his colleagues aren't sure which side he's really on. His posting to Strathnairn is supposed to be a return to normal duties, but the murder victim in the campground is only the first of Jo's discoveries.

'As Jo and Nick uncover drugs and a stash of illegal weapons, the evidence points towards local young men already on the wrong side of the law. But as far as Nick s concerned, it doesn't add up. When the body count starts mounting, each brutally punished before death, he becomes convinced that one person is behind the killings, one person is manipulating the men to commit horrific crimes, forming them into his own private drug-dealing cartel.

'Jo has seen the man's face, and now she's his next target. Nick's determined to protect her, but trapped in the rugged outback he and Jo will have to act quickly if they are going to survive.' (From the publisher's website.)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording; large print

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2012 .
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      Extent: 360p.
      ISBN: 9780733625497 (pbk.), 9780733628443 (ebk.)
      Series: Number in series: QU
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Goodabri Suspense Novels Bronwyn Parry , Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2016 9668302 2016 selected work novel thriller Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2016

Works about this Work

This Week You're Reading Susie Cass , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 July 2012; (p. 21)

— Review of Dead Heat Bronwyn Parry , 2012 single work novel
Outback Appeal Kate Cuthbert (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February/March vol. 91 no. 7 2012; (p. 38)
[Review] Dead Heat Kate Cuthbert , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February/March vol. 91 no. 7 2012; (p. 29)

— Review of Dead Heat Bronwyn Parry , 2012 single work novel
[Review] Dead Heat Kate Cuthbert , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February/March vol. 91 no. 7 2012; (p. 29)

— Review of Dead Heat Bronwyn Parry , 2012 single work novel
This Week You're Reading Susie Cass , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 July 2012; (p. 21)

— Review of Dead Heat Bronwyn Parry , 2012 single work novel
Outback Appeal Kate Cuthbert (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February/March vol. 91 no. 7 2012; (p. 38)

Awards

2013 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2013 finalist Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense : Single Title Romantic Mystery/Suspense
2012 winner Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Romantic Suspense
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