He's the nation's chief law maker. His daughter is fighting for her life in intensive care, a victim of a terrible crime. Will he ignore the prime minister's demands and his own laws to save her? Or will politics and the Catholic Church prevent him from doing his job?

Treasurer, Parker Osborne, initiates a covert plan, in partnership with Vatican emissary, Cardinal Rosseau, to guarantee proposed euthanasia legislation is destined for failure in the national parliament triggering a leadership challenge.

Leadership rival and Attorney General, Charles Stevedore, witnessed his wife suffer a prolonged death and agrees to prepare euthanasia legislation for the prime minister. He is forced to question his politics when his daughter is brutally attacked and left for dead, now surviving on life-support. Will he switch off the machines ... or not?

Cardinal Rosseau captivated by the ferociousness of Australian politics plans his own coup d'etat whilst Osborne counts his numbers and prepares to take high office knowing his elevation to prime minister will witness the crucial end of euthanasia legislation.

In a surprising development, the prime minister makes a decision which changes everything.


The Kill Bill is a gripping political thriller featuring emotional and surprising plot twists, convincing characters, and exposes the black-art of politics that will have you cheering. If you like fast-paced, page-turning thrillers that draw you into the story then Richard Evans' fourth book will not disappoint you.


Richard Evans

Richard Evans is a Melbourne writer and historian.  He has worked as a journalist on newspapers and legal magazines, and was a lecturer in journalism at RMIT.  His work has appeared in HQ, Quadrant, The Age, Overland and The Republican, and been broadcast on Radio National.  His research into the Pyjama Girl mystery featured on the ABC TV program Rewind.

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