Broome is a little sun-drenched town on the barren north-west coast of Australia, the kind of place where everyone knows everyone else's business, where all the little bungalows might be glass for all the secrets they hide. How then had the murderer of Broome's two most attractive widows got away without leaving a single clue? Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte investigates, with his usual calm precision - but the murderer strikes again, and Bony realizes he is dealing with a madman - that time is running out...

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
0684183897
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