In 1947, two years after witnessing the death of a young Jewish woman in Poland, Charlie Berlin has rejoined the police force a different man. Sent to investigate a spate of robberies in rural Victoria, he soon discovers that World War II has changed even the most ordinary of places and people.

An ex-bomber pilot and former POW, Berlin is struggling to fit back in: grappling with post-traumatic stress disorder, the ghosts of his dead crew and his futile attempts to numb the pain.

When Berlin travels to Albury–Wodonga to track down the gang behind the robberies, he suspects he's a problem cop being set up to fail. Taking a room at the Diggers Rest Hotel in Wodonga, he sets about solving a case that no one else can – with the help of feisty, ambitious journalist Rebecca Green and rookie constable Rob Roberts, the only cop in town he can trust.

Then the decapitated body of a young girl turns up in a back alley, and Berlin's investigations lead him ever further through layers of small-town fears, secrets and despair.

Author

Geoffrey McGeachin

Melbourne born photographer Geoffrey McGeachin has had a varied career shooting pictures for advertising, travel, theatre and feature films. His work has taken him all over the world, including stints living in New York and Hong Kong. He is now based in Sydney where he teaches photography and writes.

Country of Origin

Books:

Series:

Series: Alby Murdoch

Book Number:
3
2008
Book Number:
2
2008
Book Number:
1
2005

Series: Charlie Berlin

Book Number:
3
2014
Book Number:
2
2012
Book Number:
1
2010
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Monday, May 26, 2014
Blog 2013 Ned Kelly Winners
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Review IF I TELL YOU... I'LL HAVE TO KILL YOU - Michael Robotham (editor)
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
Review BLACKWATTLE CREEK - Geoffrey McGeachin
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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Blog Currently Reading - Black Wattle Creek, Geoffrey McGeachin
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Review THE DIGGERS REST HOTEL - Geoffrey McGeachin
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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Blog Currently Reading - The Diggers Rest Hotel, Geoffrey McGeachin
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Review DEAD AND KICKING, Geoffrey McGeachin
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Thursday, January 8, 2009
Review FAT, FIFTY & F***ED! - Geoffrey McGeachin
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Friday, September 19, 2008
Blog Currently Reading - Fat, Fifty & F***ed, Geoffrey McGeachin
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Review SENSITIVE NEW AGE SPY - Geoffrey McGeachin
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Friday, February 8, 2008
Blog Currently Reading - Sensitive New Age Spy, Geoff McGeachin
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Monday, February 4, 2008
Blog Bolinda Audio Books
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Friday, February 1, 2008
Review D-E-D DEAD! - Geoff McGeachin
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Monday, January 14, 2008
Blog Currently Reading - D-E-D Dead!, Geoff McGeachin
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Wednesday, January 9, 2008
ISBN
9780670072736
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Book Number (in series)
1

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