Crooked

Publication Details
Book Title: 
ISBN: 
9781863256056
Year of Publication: 
2008
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Author Information
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Categories & Groupings
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Sydney
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Book Synopsis

Set against the backdrop of the Askin government, with events revolving around notorious crime identities Dick Reilly, Lennie McPherson and Johnny Warren, Crooked reveals the dark underbelly of Sydney during the late 1960's.

Gus Finlay is a young detective who is transferred to the Criminal Investigation Branch, which is run by Senior Sergeant Reginald Tanner, a charismatic cop with an unorthodox way of getting results.  Gus realises fast that he has a lot to learn.

Sydney is a savage place.   A series of violent killings escalate with a spectacular execution-style murder.  When a black book with names of prominent politicians and members of the police force is discovered among the dead man's things, the case is blown wide open, and someone will have to pay ...

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