A cypher that looked like a childs game of noughts-and-crosses; a strip of hessian bag; the rhythmic clanging sound of the turning windmill suddenly breaking the silence of the night; the minister who seemed out of place as a churchman: these were some of the more puzzling aspects of the case of the murdered swagman
An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery # 13 featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective. 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.
An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery # 10 featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective.
By a lonely roadside in the south-west corner of Western Australia, old-time Karl Mueller is roused from his drink-sodden sleep by approaching footsteps and the sound of whistling. What he sees on waking is enough to make him stiffen with fear, and more than enough to worry the police into calling for Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte.
An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery # 18 featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective. Eight hundred kilometres from the sea, Lake Otway is dying. Heat, drought, and thirst-crazed animals take their toll. When Ray Gillen, lucky lottery winner, went for a swim one night and never came back, some thought it was an accident, or was it murder?