If any man was ever born to be murdered, it was William Lush - a hated drunk who disappeared after beating his wife to death. Plenty of men had the opportunity to murder Lush, some the means, none the motive. Jill Madden, his pretty step-daughter, had all three… When Lush disappears, Inspector Bonaparte must look for a body - and the murderer - before the Darling River rises to flood level... 

Author

Arthur Upfield

(1890*-1964) English-Australian mystery writer, who roamed in his youth the sub-continent working as a boundary-rider, cattle-drover, rabbit-trapper and station-manager. Upfield's famous hero is the Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (or 'Bony', as he is known in the books familiarly), the son of an unknown white man and an aborigine mother. Bony is a gentleman and genius of criminal science, who has an M.A. degree from Brisbane University. In his work Bony frequently faces race prejudices but wins them with his wit and smile. 

Country of Origin

Books:

Series: Bony

Book Number:
29
1966
Book Number:
28
1963
Book Number:
27
1962
Book Number:
26
1961
Book Number:
25
1960
Book Number:
24
1959
Book Number:
23
1959
Book Number:
22
1957
Book Number:
21
1956
Book Number:
20
1956
Book Number:
19
1954
Book Number:
18
1954
Book Number:
17
1953
Book Number:
16
1952
Book Number:
15
1951
Book Number:
14
1950
Book Number:
13
1950
Book Number:
12
1948
Book Number:
11
1948
Book Number:
10
1946
Book Number:
9
1945
Book Number:
8
1940
Book Number:
6
1938
Book Number:
5
1937
Book Number:
4
1937
Book Number:
3
1936
Book Number:
2
1931
Book Number:
1
1929
ISBN
B00M8B7B42
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Book Number (in series)
28
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