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Fatherly Love

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  1 review
In this fast and witty Australian crime novel set in Sydney, ex-reporter Nat Barker is hired to find the missing daughter of a Sydney industrialist. A dying old millionaire, a brothel owner, a smart cop, a dumb hood, a religious fanatic, a crooked politician, a beautiful jazz singer - they all know something that Barker doesn't. Can he learn their secrets and stay alive?
Published March 28th 2010 (first published March 22nd 2010)
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Vicki Tyley
“Australia was a big place, and there were ways of losing yourself if you had a mind to.” – Fatherly Love

Construction millionaire Miller Turnbull hires ex- newspaper reporter Nat Barker to find his missing daughter. Turnbull and his daughter had been estranged for ten years, but he’d managed to at least keep track of her. That’s until his wife died.

I thoroughly enjoyed this short hardboiled mystery, reading it in one sitting. Wallace wastes no words, the result being a taut, edgy story that suit
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