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The Heat: A Wyatt Thriller

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by Garry Disher
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The Heat: A Wyatt Thriller by Garry Disher

Wyatt needs a job.

A bank job would be nice, or a security van hold-up. As long as he doesn't have to work with cocky idiots and strung-out meth-heads like the Pepper brothers. That's the sort of miscalculation that buys you the wrong kind of time.

So he contacts a man who in the past put him on the right kind of heist. And finds himself in Noosa, stealing a painting for Hannah Sten.

He knows how it's done: case the premises, set up escape routes and failsafes, get in and get out with the goods unrecognised. Make a good plan; back it up with another. And be very, very careful.

But who is his client? Who else wants that painting?

Sometimes, being very careful is not enough.

Garry Disher has published almost fifty titles-fiction, children's books, anthologies, textbooks, the Wyatt thrillers and the Mornington Peninsula mysteries. He has won numerous awards, including the German Crime Prize (twice) and two Ned Kelly Best Crime novel awards, for Chain of Evidence (2007) and Wyatt (2010). Garry lives on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

Praise for Disher

For the connoisseur of crime the Wyatt series represents Disher at his stylish best...wicked and wonderful. Welcome back,Wyatt.' Sydney Morning Herald

'Garry Disher has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia's top crime novelists, and in Bitter Wash Road he is at the top of his game. His style is sparse but evocative, writing richly observed characters and locations, and a tightly paced plot.' Illawarra Mercury on Bitter Wash Road

'Disher's terse, spare prose never falters.' Weekend Press

'Peter Temple and Garry Disher will be identified as the crime writers who redefined Australian crime fiction in terms of its form, content and style.' Age/Sydney Morning Herald

'Garry Disher is one of Australia's most exceptional crime writers...

One of the most delightful aspects of a Garry Disher novel is the fascinating array of characters he assembles...

The spare and sparse language, particularly in the way Disher frames the landscape, makes lines leap from the page.' 4.5-starred review, Good Reading

'Writing of the highest calibre, neatly crafted and strongly evocative.' Sunday Mail

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Ebook Details
Pages: 272
Size: 574 KB
Publisher: Text Publishing
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781922253200 (DRM-EPUB)

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Fiction > Thrillers
Fiction > Mystery & Detective > Police Procedural
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Fiction > Mystery & Detective > Hard-Boiled
Fiction > Thrillers > Crime
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