By Peter Temple
Black Tide is the second one of Peter Temple's Jack Irish thrillers.
Jack Irish - attorney, gambler, part-time cabinetmaker, finder of lacking humans - is improving from a foray into the felony underworld while he concurs to seem for the son of an previous workmate of his father's. it truly is a suggestion he quickly has reason to remorse, because the path of Gary Connors leads him into the area of Steven Levesque, millionaire and political kingmaker. The extra Jack learns approximately Levesque's strong company, the extra confident he turns into that at its middle lies a mystery. What he is destined to determine is simply how lethal that mystery is...
Black Tide has been made into an ABC tele-movie starring man Pearce as Jack Irish.
Peter Temple is the writer of 9 novels, together with 4 books within the Jack Irish sequence. He has gained the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction 5 occasions, and his generally acclaimed novels were released in over twenty international locations. The damaged Shore received the UK’s prestigious Duncan Lawrie Dagger for the simplest crime novel of 2007 and Truth received the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award.
'The actual ask yourself is why this wasn't bottled for export sooner...Whether they are interested in twisty plots, atmospheric mysteries, taut suspense, wry humor, or the entire above, crime-fiction fanatics may want to spend time Down below with Jack Irish.' Booklist
'Black Tide rips, snorts and crackles with a scrumptious pace.' Age
'Gritty Melbourne surroundings and many climate; a certainly alienated , macho anti-hero; a satisfying...mystery; and many Aussie ideas enterprise. Confirms Temple's rep because the best hard-boiled crime author at the neighborhood scene.' Courier-Mail
'Black Tide is definitely compulsive, yet Temple's laconic, completely typical type and his instinctive command of the style elevates it to a brand new point good above the standard...paranoia mystery. Temple is the business.' Australian publication Review
'Hallelujah, Jack Irish - legal professional, punter, dyed-in-the-wool Fitzroy follower and part-time cabinetmaker - is back...a attractive and welcome return...A quickly, humorous, very good thriller.' Adelaide Advertiser
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