Conviction / Frank Chalmers.

By: Chalmers, Frank [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Chalmers, Frank. Detective Ray Windsor ; 1.Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Description: 354 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781761065323Subject(s): Detectives -- Fiction | Police -- Queensland -- Fiction | Corruption -- Fiction | Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Queensland -- Fiction | Organized crime -- Fiction | Nineteen sevemties -- FictionGenre/Form: Australian fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: A town ruled by fear. A cop who won't be broken. A pulse-pounding debut thriller that pulls no punches. Queensland in 1976 churns with corruption. When Detective Ray Windsor defies it, he is exiled deep into the state's west. It's easy out there to feel alien in your own country. Royalton is a town on its knees, stricken by drought, riven by prejudice, and plagued by crimes left largely uninvestigated by the local police chief, Kennedy, and his elusive boss. Mutual dislike between Kennedy and Ray gradually turns ugly as Ray and his new partner, Arshag, uncover a pattern of crimes that no one seems concerned about solving. But when two girls from local immigrant families are found dead and another disappears, Ray and Arshag are forced to take the law into their own hand.
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A town ruled by fear. A cop who won't be broken. A pulse-pounding debut thriller that pulls no punches. Queensland in 1976 churns with corruption. When Detective Ray Windsor defies it, he is exiled deep into the state's west. It's easy out there to feel alien in your own country. Royalton is a town on its knees, stricken by drought, riven by prejudice, and plagued by crimes left largely uninvestigated by the local police chief, Kennedy, and his elusive boss. Mutual dislike between Kennedy and Ray gradually turns ugly as Ray and his new partner, Arshag, uncover a pattern of crimes that no one seems concerned about solving. But when two girls from local immigrant families are found dead and another disappears, Ray and Arshag are forced to take the law into their own hand.

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