"Jesus Christ. I found one." These words, blurted over the phone to Constable Snowy Lane, signalled the beginning of a series of events which were to reverberate in his life and shake Perth to its foundations. It was 1979. Mr Gruesome had taken another victim and all of Perth was riveted by the emergence of the dark side of the City of Light. Snowy Lane, first as a young cop, then as a private detective, finds himself inextricably linked with Mr Gruesome and the human and political power plays that unfold against the excess and corruption of the 1980s. Footballer, lover, detective, reluctant suburban boy - Snowy turns his gaze on himself and the place of his birth; the bands, the derbies, the pubs, the America's Cup, the politicians and the hills are brought into fond and ironic focus as Snowy closes in on Mr Gruesome and finds the beginnings of his own redemption.

Author

Dave Warner

Born in Bicton Western Australia, Dave was originally known in Australia as a Punk Rocker famous for his song "Suburban Boy" and for refusing to appear on Countdown :)

Country of Origin

Books:

Series:

Series: Andrew The Lizard Zirk

Book Number:
3
2000
Book Number:
2
1999
Book Number:
1
1998

Series: Blake Saunders

Book Number:
1
2018

Series: Dan Clement and Snowy Lane

Book Number:
3
2017
Book Number:
2
2015
Book Number:
1
1995
Review River of Salt, Dave Warner
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Review Review - Clear to the Horizon, Dave Warner
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Blog #amreading Clear to the Horizon, Dave Warner
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Blog 2016 Ned Kelly Award .... and the Winners are!
Karen Chisholm
Monday, August 29, 2016
Review REVIEW - CITY OF LIGHT, Keri Arthur
Andrea Thompson
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Review Review - BEFORE IT BREAKS, Dave Warner
Karen Chisholm
Friday, July 10, 2015
Blog Currently Reading - Before It Breaks, Dave Warner
Karen Chisholm
Monday, July 6, 2015
ISBN
186368985
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Publisher
Book Number (in series)
1
Review REVIEW - CITY OF LIGHT, Keri Arthur
Andrea Thompson
Sunday, January 31, 2016

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