Under the Cold Bright Lights

Author(s): Garry Disher

Crime Thriller Mystery | Summer Reading Guide 2017/18

The young detectives call Alan Auhl a retread, but that doesn?t faze him. He does things his own way-and gets results.He still lives with his ex-wife, off and on, in a big house full of random boarders and hard-luck stories. And he?s still a cop, even though he retired from Homicide some years ago.He works cold cases now. Like the death of John Elphick-his daughters still convinced he was murdered, the coroner not so sure. Or the skeleton that?s just been found under a concrete slab. Or the doctor who killed two wives and a girlfriend, and left no evidence at all.Auhl will stick with these cases until justice is done. One way or another.


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`A top-class writer.' * The Times * `[Disher's] writing is subtle, terse and relentless...understated but astoundingly vivid.' * Weekend Herald * `Disher is a world-class crime novelist.' * Canberra Weekly * `Garry Disher deserves his reputation as one of Australia's finest crime writers.' * Stuff NZ * `Garry Disher has been giving us highly intelligent literary thrillers for decades and he gets better and better.' * Australian * `Disher's terse, spare prose never falters.' * Weekend Press * `Peter Temple and Garry Disher will be identified as the crime writers who redefined Australian crime fiction in terms of its form, content and style.' * Age *

Garry Disher has published fifty titles - fiction, children's books, anthologies, textbooks, the Wyatt thrillers and the Peninsula Crimes series. His previous standalone novel, Bitter Wash Road, won the German Crime Prize in 2016.

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  • : 9781925498882
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : 0.402
  • : October 2017
  • : 233mm X 155mm X 25mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2017
  • : books

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