Laurent Boulanger

Better Dead than Never

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Patricia Lunn takes on a hopeless case after an old friend from her days in uniform asks her to dig into a supposedly wrongful conviction of a serial rapist turned killer.

But as she knocks at the doors of the city's most influential people, someone wants her dead before she finds out the truth.

She uncovers a world filled with police corruption, racism, sexual debauchery and a killer who will do anything to protect his identity... including putting a contract on her head.

ISBN: 
0975847708
Publisher: 
C & C International Media Group
Year of Publication: 
2006

Ned Kelly Short List for 2007

The Ned Kelly's will be presented as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival (we'll be there again this year) on the evening of Wednesday 29th July, 2007.

Best Crime Novel

Chain of Evidence by Garry Disher (Text Publishing)

The Night Ferry by Michael Robotham (Little, Brown)