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Joe Cashin was different once. He moved easily then; was surer and less thoughtful. But there are consequences when you’ve come so close to dying. For Cashin, they included a posting away from the world of Homicide to the quiet place on the coast where he grew up. Now all he has to do is play the country cop and walk the dogs. And sometimes think about how he was before.
Then prominent local Charles Bourgoyne is bashed and left for dead. Everything seems to point to three boys from the nearby Aboriginal community; everyone seems to want it to. But Cashin is unconvinced. And as tragedy unfolds relentlessly into tragedy, he finds himself holding onto something that might be better let go....
©2005 Peter Temple (P)2010 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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3 out of 5 stars
By Carol on 03-18-12

Not sure about this.

I did like the story and thought it was well written, but the prejudice sort of got to me. I'm not sure if I recommend it, but it wasn't a waste of money or time.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anniebligh on 06-11-11

A good listen to a good yarn.

Peter Temple does it again. Peter Hosking narrates well.
Listen to the preview.
Subject matter is of the creepy kind. Sort of a 'blokes' story that women also like. Good to listen to on a winter's night or while sun baking. .Just a good listen to a good yarn.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 02-26-18

Riveting

Wow absolutely brilliant. The best drama read (listened to) in a long time. A very good plot, so well written and with clever underlying humour. The many characters brought to life by Peter Hosking brilliantly.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Murray on 10-28-17

So riveting so Australian so real.

This is one of the best books I have ever had the pleasure to experience narrated magnificently by Peter Hosking the reason I chose this book in the first place.
Only 5 stars! Wish I could give it more.

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