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by Corris, Peter

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Overview

TitleSaving Billie : a Cliff Hardy novel
Author / Responsible partyCorris, Peter
CollectionFiction
GenreDetective and mystery fiction.
TopicsDetective and mystery fiction. Hardy, Cliff (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Private investigators -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Fiction. Hardy, Cliff (Fictitious character)
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]
Published2016

Summary

When journalist Louise Kramer hires Cliff Hardy to find Billie Marchant, Hardy heads for unfamiliar territory of the far southwestern suburbs of Sydney. Billie claims to have information about media big-wheel Jonas Clement the subject of an incriminating expose by Kramer. Clement doesn't want Billie found and Clement's enemies want to find her first. Hardy tracks Billie down, but Billie, ex-stripper, sometime hooker and druggie, is a handful. The enemies close in and Hardy is soon fighting on several different fronts. Clement and his chief rival, Barclay Greaves, have heavies in the field, and Hardy has to negotiate his way through their divided loyalties. Some negotiations involve cunning but others involve guns. The action takes place against the backdrop of the Federal election campaign, and all outcomes are uncertain.

Additional Information

descriptiondata
System control numberE11922
Original Print Publisherrows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Narrator NamePeter Hosking.
Participant or performer notePeter Hosking.
Narrators GenderMale narrator