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Pest on the Run: More Humorous Short Stories from the Paddy Pest Chronicles

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Tales from the Paddy Pest Chronicles are engrossing stories of adventure and intrigue with lashings of humor and quite unbelievable scenarios. This is Raymond Chandler meets Maxwell Smart and Paddy Pest is quite like no other detective you have ever known. The Aussie gumshoe carries a Beretta under his arm, a Glock in his ankle holster and a fold-up boomerang in his coat ...more
Published (first published August 21st 2012)
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Raymond Mathiesen
May 14, 2014 Raymond Mathiesen rated it really liked it
Big trouble and light hearted investigations…

A beautiful stage show star, come whore house madam, is suddenly foully murdered, despite her apparent gangster protection. A disgruntled Japanese business tycoon hires a hit man to assassinate Australia’s Prime Minister. An unbeatable game show contestant takes a recreational bungee-jump, only to have her rope break in what her friend thinks is dubious circumstances. Enter the low-life world of Paddy Pest, sometimes Private Investigator and sometimes
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Gerry Burke
Jan 26, 2013 Gerry Burke rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Catherine Townsend-Lyon
Catherine Townsend-Lyon marked it as to-read
May 15, 2014
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Gerry's first book was released in 2009 and he has now racked-up eight volumes, six of them dedicated to his enigmatic discount detective,Paddy Pest. Gerry's books have received three USA Best Book citations (Finalist - Humor), an IPPY bronze medal for Best Fiction/Australia & New Zealand and a Book Excellence Award in 2016 for The Snoodle Contract.

The author attended Xavier College prior to t
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