On a remote Tasmanian grazing property, a gundog judge is murdered—at first glance by a blind man shooting blanks at a dead pigeon—in an incident seen but not understood by Tasmania Police Sgt. Charlie Banes and his close friend, visiting Canadian author Teague Kendall.

Meanwhile, Kendall’s almost-lover Kirsten Knelsen, an ardent caving enthusiast, is kidnapped elsewhere in Tasmania, with nothing to even suggest the two incidents might be related. Then Kendall himself goes missing.

It takes all of Charlie’s “country cop” skills to discover the links, which involve Kendall’s vengeful Tasmanian ex-wife, a psychotic, American-hating ex-Viet Nam sniper, and a killer believed to have been dead for more than a year!

The killer everyone thinks perished in a Canadian cave is seeking revenge on Kirsten, the woman who trapped him there and left him to die. This time—as before—he intends to have Kirsten for dinner, and when Kendall’s ex-wife contributes Kendall to the menu, the killer fairly drools with anticipation.

Charlie’s rush to save his friends and end the killing spree is a race against time through the eucalypt forests of Tasmania’s east-coast highlands. Aided by a cranky old bushman and his even-crankier Jack Russell terrier, Charlie also has help from the ubiquitous Tasmanian Devils … world-class scavengers with their own ideas about appropriate table manners.  

Author

Gordon Aalborg

Gordon Aalborg began his writing career as a reporter, columnist and bureau chief at The Edmonton Journal in his native Alberta, Canada.

He wandered off to Australia in the ‘70s as a freelance journalist and radio/tv broadcaster – and, ultimately, reinvention as best-selling romance author, Victoria Gordon. Victoria was born in response to the publisher’s claim that “no man” could write Harlequin category romance (Gordon is widely believed to be the first man to seriously meet the challenge), and she survives after more than twenty novels published throughout the world.

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Review DINING WITH DEVILS - Gordon Aalborg
Karen Chisholm
Friday, June 19, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - Dining with Devils, Gordon Aalborg
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
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978-1-59414-749-4
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Review DINING WITH DEVILS - Gordon Aalborg
Karen Chisholm
Friday, June 19, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - Dining with Devils, Gordon Aalborg
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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