Peter Temple



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 12 titles

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2015

    John Anselm's a former Beirut hostage; a war correspondent who went to one war too many. A burnt-out case, he's working for a semi-legal Hamburg surveillance firm and trying to come to terms with his past. Then into his life comes Con Niemand, ex-mer...

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    Suspense

    Feb-2014

    Anne Carson: fifteen, beautiful, wayward. Abducted.The rich Carsons have closed ranks and summoned Frank Calder, subject to strict instructions. This is not the first kidnapping in the Carson family and hard lessons have been learned.But are the two ...

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    Suspense

    Jan-2014

    Jack Irish - 3

    Jack's not focused on his latest job: finding Robbie Colburn. But when he gets serious, he finds his target is of great interest to some powerful people―people with bad habits and little respect for the criminal justice system.The third novel in Pe...

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    Suspense

    Jun-2013

    An Iron Rose is a crime classic about Aussie Rules football, ironwork, men, and murder. Peter Temple—winner of Australian, French, German, and British crime writing prizes, as well as Australia's most prestigious literary prize, the Miles Franklin ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2012

    On a lazy summer morning, ageing author Vincent Duncan takes an unsettling phone call from his literary agent. Peter Temple indulges his humorous side in this scathingly brilliant portrayal of a writer past his peak....

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    Suspense

    Aug-2008

    Jack Irish -

    Temple himself is a master craftsmanthe breathless, terrifying ending provides top-notch suspense with Jack in a desperate fight for his life. Keir Graff, "Booklist" Jack Irishgambler, cook, and cabinet maker, finder of people who don't want to be fo...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2008

    Winner of the 2010 Miles Franklin AwardInspector Stephen Villani, head of homicide in Melbourne, Australia, has a full agenda: a murdered woman in a penthouse apartment, three men butchered in a sadistic rampage, a tattoo-faced drug dealer corrupting...

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    Mystery

    Jan-2008

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    Suspense

    Nov-2005

    Jack Irish -

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    Suspense

    Nov-2005

    Jack Irish -

    Jack Irish is recovering from his last foray into the criminal underworld when he agrees to look for the missing son of Des Connors, the last living link to Jack’s father. It’s an offer he soon regrets, as he discovers that prodigal sons often go...

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    Thriller

    Aug-2005

    Peter Temple is currently being hailed as the finest crime writer in Australia, but it won't be long before he is recognized as what he really is--one of the nation's finest writers, period. Born in South Africa, Temple is writing a dynamic kind of l...

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    Suspense

    Oct-2004

    John Anselm is a former Beirut hostage, a foreign correspondent who went to one war too many. A burnt-out-case, he lives in his family’s ancestral house in Germany, working for a semi-legal and near-broke surveillance firm and wrestling with his ow...

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