Good Money https://www.austcrimefiction.org/taxonomy/term/3845 en Currently Reading - Good Money, J.M. Green https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/currently-reading-good-money-jm-green <span>Currently Reading - Good Money, J.M. Green</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Thu, 15/10/2015 - 07:05 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Debut book from Australian author for review at Newtown Review of Books.</p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p><strong>Introducing Stella Hardy, a wisecracking social worker with a thirst for social justice, good laksa, and alcohol.</strong></p> <p>Stella's phone rings. A young African boy, the son of one of her clients, has been murdered in a dingy back alley. Stella, in her forties and running low on empathy, heads into the night to comfort the grieving mother. But when she gets there, she makes a discovery that has the potential to uncover something terrible from her past -- something she thought she'd gotten away with.</p> <p>Then Stella's neighbour Tania mysteriously vanishes. When Stella learns that Tania is the heir to a billion-dollar mining empire, Stella realises her glamorous young friend might have had more up her sleeve than just a perfectly toned arm. Who is behind her disappearance?</p> <p>Enlisting the help of her friend Senior Constable Phuong Nguyen, Stella's investigation draws her further and further into a dark world of drug dealers, sociopaths, and killers, such as the enigmatic Mr Funsail, whose name makes even hardened criminals run for cover.</p> <p>One thing is clear: Stella needs to find answers fast -- before the people she's looking for find her instead.</p> <p>Set in the bustling, multicultural inner west of Melbourne, <em>Good Money</em> reveals a daring and exciting new voice in Australian crime fiction.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3221" hreflang="en">#amreading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3226" hreflang="en">Currently Reading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3845" hreflang="en">Good Money</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/473" hreflang="en">J.M. 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Green</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9781925106923</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/861" hreflang="en">2015</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2522" hreflang="en">Stella Hardy</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">1</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--2"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Introducing Stella Hardy, a wisecracking social worker with a thirst for social justice, good laksa, and alcohol.</strong></p> <p>Stella's phone rings. A young African boy, the son of one of her clients, has been murdered in a dingy back alley. Stella, in her forties and running low on empathy, heads into the night to comfort the grieving mother. But when she gets there, she makes a discovery that has the potential to uncover something terrible from her past -- something she thought she'd gotten away with.</p> <p>Then Stella's neighbour Tania mysteriously vanishes. When Stella learns that Tania is the heir to a billion-dollar mining empire, Stella realises her glamorous young friend might have had more up her sleeve than just a perfectly toned arm. Who is behind her disappearance?</p> <p>Enlisting the help of her friend Senior Constable Phuong Nguyen, Stella's investigation draws her further and further into a dark world of drug dealers, sociopaths, and killers, such as the enigmatic Mr Funsail, whose name makes even hardened criminals run for cover.</p> <p>One thing is clear: Stella needs to find answers fast -- before the people she's looking for find her instead.</p> <p>Set in the bustling, multicultural inner west of Melbourne, <em>Good Money</em> reveals a daring and exciting new voice in Australian crime fiction.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=4942&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="Q4oAeNPxQoPKLI-Ut200_IEVWPpu2RgHI3PIxDusoD8"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:05:24 +0000 Karen 4942 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/currently-reading-good-money-jm-green#comments