Chain of Evidence

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Text Publishing Company, Jan 7, 2008 - Fiction - 384 pages

Twice now he’d watched her take this detour after school, down to the waterfront reserve, to the magic of the Waterloo Show. Dodgem cars, Ferris wheel, fairy floss on a stick. The Show was a magnet to all kinds of kids, but he had chosen only one.

Ten-year-old Katie Blasko is missing. Detective Sergeant Ellen Destry, alert to rumours of a paedophile ring operating on the Peninsula, is thinking abduction. Her colleagues are thinking bad family, truancy. Her boss is thinking about the media. And everyone, including Ellen, is wondering whether she’s good enough to handle this without D. I. Challis.

But Hal Challis is a thousand kilometres away, watching his father die. Ellen Destry’s leading the team on her own. And if she’s right, Katie Blasko is running out of time.

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

In the fourth volume of this crime series featuring Australian detective Hal Challis and his colleagues in a small police department on a peninsula south of Melbourne, Hal is in the outback at his ... Read full review

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User Review  - PhilipJHunt - LibraryThing

Detective stories set in a familiar, if fictional, milieu very like Westernport, Victoria. Disher writes strong characters with a clear sense of place. The plot of this one is double-barrelled, both ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Garry Disher has published almost fifty titles—fiction, children's books, anthologies, textbooks, the Wyatt thrillers and the Peninsula Crimes series. He has won numerous awards, including the German Crime Prize (twice) and two Ned Kelly Best Crime novel awards, for Chain of Evidence (2007) and Wyatt (2010). Garry lives on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

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