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By Peter Corris

Stripped of his investigator's license, Cliff Hardy faces an doubtful destiny whilst anything own occurs that provokes him into his most sensible position: a confrontational investigator with a style for violence and no regard for his misplaced credentials. Taking and working out punishment, typically in Sydney's particular suburbs, Hardy encounters degenerate police officers, bereft other halves, and desktop demanding situations. In a shadowy showdown at an elegant Sydney seashore, Hardy demanding situations these in his way, but his destiny continues to be much more clouded than sooner than. An across the world enjoyed but reluctant hero, Hardy struggles to tackle corruption from loyalty as he attempts to figure out his destiny as an Aussie investigator.

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By Peter Corris

Stripped of his investigator's license, Cliff Hardy faces an doubtful destiny whilst anything own occurs that provokes him into his most sensible position: a confrontational investigator with a style for violence and no regard for his misplaced credentials. Taking and working out punishment, typically in Sydney's particular suburbs, Hardy encounters degenerate police officers, bereft other halves, and desktop demanding situations. In a shadowy showdown at an elegant Sydney seashore, Hardy demanding situations these in his way, but his destiny continues to be much more clouded than sooner than. An across the world enjoyed but reluctant hero, Hardy struggles to tackle corruption from loyalty as he attempts to figure out his destiny as an Aussie investigator.

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I stood up. ‘That’s it then. Pop your cassette and we’ll get the gun. ’ I let him have the last word. He had the body language of a man preoccupied with something other than what he was doing. Two preoccupied men together. 3 Williams followed me in his red Camry. He didn’t look too impressed with my house. Most don’t, unless they’re thinking potential. 38 and he put it in a paper bag. Contrary to what people see on television, evidence bags are not made out of plastic. This isn’t environmentalism, just a matter of reducing the risk of contamination.

I was glad he didn’t offer me one because I might have weakened. On the walk I scarcely heard the traffic or felt the pavement under my feet. I was numb, dead to sensation. Williams had to haul me back before I stepped out against a red light into the path of a bus. The adrenalin rush from the near-miss got my brain working again. Two women I’d loved had died early—my ex-wife Cyn of cancer, and Glen Withers, who had virtually suicided. But I hadn’t been emotionally close to either of them at the time they died.

I told him with as few details as possible. ‘That’s tough. ’ ‘I’ll tell you something, Wes,’ I said as I rolled off the table. ’ I showered and went home, denying myself the usual after-workout coffee in the Bar Napoli a few doors away. The activity had done me good. I went straight to the computer and began to look for Lily’s files. I didn’t find any current ones, just a couple of incomplete drafts of stories already published. Lily could be secretive about her work, one of the reasons I never questioned her too closely.

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