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Description - Blood Witness by Alex Hammond

One man's search for justice - and redemption - plunges him into the violent world of Melbourne's underbelly. Blood Witness is a dark powerful thriller from exciting new talent Alex Hammond.

One man's search for justice and redemption plunges him into the violent world of Melbourne's underbelly.

Defence lawyer Will Harris is reluctantly drawn into a bizarre murder trial. A terminally ill man claims to have witnessed the brutal crime - in a vision.

But the looming trial is more than just a media circus- it's Will's first big case since the tragic death of his fiancee.

With the pressure mounting, Will's loyalties are split when his fiancee's sister is charged with drug trafficking.

The strain of balancing both cases takes its toll and Will finds himself torn between following the law and seeking justice.

Blood Witness is a dark powerful thriller from a talented new voice.

'A clever multi-threaded plot.' Newton Review of Books

'... as exciting as anything I've read in a long time. It says much for Hammond's story-telling skills and augurs well for his future writing.' Devoted Eclectic

'A lot of fun ... and a cracking twist in the tale.' Courier-Mail

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781921901492
ISBN-10: 1921901497
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Alex Hammond

Alex Hammond was born in South Africa and emigrated to Australia with his family as a child. He graduated with an Arts/Law degree from the University of Melbourne and worked for several Melbourne law firms. His first novel, Blood Witness, was shortlisted for a Ned Kelly Award for crime writing.

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