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Bad Debts by Peter Temple
  

Bad Debts

Part of the A Jack Irish Thriller Series
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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 maker, horse racing fanatic and busy investigator, i.e. a complex fellow.

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Synopsis

Bad Debts by Peter Temple

A phone message from ex-client Danny McKillop doesn't ring any bells for Jack Irish. Life is hard enough without having to dredge up old problems. But then Danny turns up dead and Jack has to take a walk back into the dark and dangerous past.

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About the Author

Peter Temple
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).

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Publication date

4th July 2013

Author

Peter Temple

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Publisher

Quercus Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781782064800

Publisher Profile

Quercus Publishing Plc is an imprint of Quercus

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Starting out in a small office in Dorset Street, London, the company quickly expanded, producing best sellers with each of its first two titles, Universe and Speeches that Changed the World.

As well as winning awards for their books Quercus also won Small Publisher of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards and the PLUS New Company fo the Year in the Fast Growth Business Awards.

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