The Midnight Promise

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THE MIDNIGHT PROMISE - Zane Lovitt

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Midnight Promise
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921922930
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2012

CR - The Midnight Promise, Zane Lovitt

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Interesting short story collection subtitled "A Detective's Story in Ten Cases" revolving around Private Inquiry Agent John Dorn.

From the Blurb:

John Dorn's Yellow Pages ad says "Private Inquiry Agent".

That's what his father used to call himself - before his business went under and his wife left him... and he drank himself to death.

But John's not going to end up like his father. He doesn't have a wife, or much business. He doesn't really drink either. Not yet.

The Midnight Promise : A detective's story in ten cases Zane Lovitt

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A brilliant Melbourne crime novel, told in ten hardboiled stories.

John Dorn is a private investigator. Just like his father used to be. It says ‘private inquiry agent’ in John’s yellow pages ad because that’s what his old man called himself, back before his business folded, his wife left him and he drank himself to death. 

But John’s not going to end up like his father. He doesn’t have a wife, or much business. He doesn’t really drink, either. Not yet. 

Sub Genre: 
Hard Boiled
ISBN: 
9781921922930
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2012