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The book starts with an apparent Aboriginal suicide. Protagonist, Mac Faraday, an ex Federal cop, does not believe this theory and attempts to disprove it. If it wasn't suicide it must have been murder. Faraday discovers leads to a local detention centre for girls after finding newspaper articles among Ned's possession about a young girl's body being found in a disused mine shaft. As he progresses with his investigations other murders occur, some are witnesses he has spoken to. At the same time as this action is being taken Faraday's past and the reason for his career in the Federal Police coming to an end are revealed.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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