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Four-time winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction, Peter Temple is Australia’s most acclaimed crime and thriller writer. He is the author of four Jack Irish novels: Bad Debts (1996), Black Tide (1999), Dead Point (2000) and White Dog (2003). He has also written three other standalone novels: An Iron Rose (1998), Shooting Star (1999) and In the Evil Day (2002).

If you like Peter Temple you might also like to read books by Peter Robinson, Claire McNab and Barbara Nadel.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Peter Temple

Bad Debts by Peter Temple
Bad Debts
Peter Temple
This renowned Australian author’s introduction into this country was The Broken Shore, a powerful novel of injustice. This is very different. It is the beginning of a series featuring a great character, Jack Irish, an ex-lawyer turned part-time cabinet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
The Broken Shore
Peter Temple
Winner of the 2007 Duncan Lawrie Dagger. A dark, atmospheric, gripping story, highly recommended. It moves slowly, as does its brilliantly portrayed detective, Joe Cashin, but gives a complete feeling for the Australian way of life far from the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2011
Truth by Peter Temple
Truth
Peter Temple
Peter Temple seems to get darker and darker in his storylines. In Truth not only is there brutal murder and torture but a bleak look at the way society is becoming corrupt and lawless. Great characters and an atmosphere that’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2010
Truth by Peter Temple
Truth
Peter Temple
Peter Temple seems to get darker and darker in his storylines. In Truth not only is there brutal murder and torture but a bleak look at the way society is becoming corrupt and lawless. Great characters and an atmosphere that’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2010
In the Evil Day by Peter Temple
In the Evil Day
Peter Temple
We loved The Broken shore and Peter Temple has come up with another cracking crime novel. Another brilliant plot with bags of violence, death and dirty secrets. He's been up for a few literary prizes this year and is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2007
The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
The Broken Shore
Peter Temple
A dark, atmospheric, gripping story, highly recommended. It moves slowly, as does its brilliantly portrayed detective, Joe Cashin, but gives a complete feeling for the Australian way of life far from the big towns. It is terrific. What is interesting...
Format: Audiobook On Cd - Released: 01/03/2007
In the Evil Day by Peter Temple
In the Evil Day
Peter Temple
We loved The Broken shore and Peter Temple has come up with another cracking crime novel. Another brilliant plot with bags of violence, death and dirty secrets. He's been up for a few literary prizes this year and is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2006
The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
The Broken Shore
Peter Temple
Frustratingly brilliant! This is one of the few novels you will want to read again right after finishing it as the plot is so tightly written you need to find out where or if you missed the clues. The characters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2006

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