The classic first two Jack Irish novels together in the one volume. BAD DEBTS- Danny McKillop's dead and no one cares much except his wife. And Jack Irish, because now that's twice he's let McKillop down. But when he starts digging for information, he turns over some rocks that certain people want very badly to stay unturned. BLACK TIDE- Jack Irish believes in the simple things- quality cabinetmaking, good food, an honest bet. But when an old friend of his father asks for help, it seems some things aren't straightforward at all. Fathers and sons. Promises and debts. Money and murder.
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(199mm x 129mm x 44mm)
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Author Biography - Peter Temple
Award-winning author Peter Temple has worked as a journalist, editor and teacher of journalism and editing. He has just been named joint-winner of the NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL 2001 for DEAD POINT. This is his second win in a row -- SHOOTING STAR won last year -- and his third Ned Kelly Award. 'Temple's work is spare, deeply ironic; his wit, like the local beer, as cold as a dental anaesthetic' - THE AUSTRALIAN 'Temple is as dark and mean, as cool and as mesmerising, as any James Ellroy or Elmore Leonard' - THE AGE