Description - Inspector Anders and the Blood Vendetta by Marshall Browne
Marshall Browne is easily the best Australian mystery writer. Nicely sophisticated and generous-minded - Kate Jennings Anders is Back! It's autumn in the E.U. and the temperature is falling in more ways than one when Inspector Anders is ordered back to Italy. Two right-wing politicians have been murdered with an identical M.O. The Government is screaming- "terrorists." It's a pre-election year and the Prime Minister wants the bemedalled terrorist-hunter on the case. But the Milan cops are hardly welcoming, and the one-legged Anders is unhappy to return. Only the Mafia is delighted. But is it terrorists? Doggedly, Anders begins to peel back layers of falsity, as further high-level killings shock the nation. Swinging between Milan and Verona, locked into one of his exotic hunches, Anders agonises whether he is being sidetracked. Past lovers emerge, as does a new one. This is Anders' toughest assignment, and Matucci is fearful the Mafia will succeed in its Blood Vendetta.
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(232mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Random House Australia
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Author Biography - Marshall Browne
Marshall Browne is the author of twelve published books of fiction. He is a sixth generation Australian and his forbear was a founder of Australia s first bank - The Bank of NSW. For 37 years, Browne was a banker - in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Bhutan. He also served as a commando in the Australian forces, and as a paratrooper in the British forces. Several of his books have been published in the US. The Eye of the Abyss was a Gumshoe Award finalist, a Publisher s Weekly Best Book, and one of the Australian newspaper s Books of the Year. Browne s Inspector Anders series is also published in the States. The Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders won a Ned Kelly Award and in 2001 was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee and a US Library Journal Best Book. Marshall now lives in Melbourne with his wife Merell, an interior designer.