A body pulled from the murky waters of Lake Burley Griffin links Canberra, Beijing and Washington in a titanic struggle where war is just a mouse click away.

Veteran reporter Harry Dunkley is chasing the scoop of his career, hunting for his best friend's killer. Navigating treacherous political waters where a desperate minority government edges ever closer to disaster, he delves into a cyber world where there are no secrets.

Friendship and loyalty give way to betrayal and revenge as Dunkley stumbles into the sights of the mandarins who wield real power - and who'll stop at nothing to retain it.

Political insiders Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann bring biting wit and behind-the-headlines insights to this sharply observed sequel to the bestselling The Marmalade Files, once again lifting the veil on the lust and lies that stain the corridors of power.


Steve Lewis

Steve Lewis arrived in Canberra in late 1992, and has been tormenting the nation's political elite ever since. He worked for the Australian Financial Review for fifteen years before joining the Australian as chief political reporter, and since 2007 has been breaking news and causing mischief as national political correspondent for News Limited's big-selling metropolitan dailies - the Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, Courier-Mail and Advertiser.

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