In the grip of a blistering Melbourne heat wave, a teenager is found dead in a St Kilda loading bay with a syringe hanging from his arm - is it an overdose or something more sinister? Assigned to the case, Detective Rubens McCauley soon he finds himself up against a secret network of paedophiles, child abusers and underage prostitutes . . . brilliantly plotted, this is witty, gritty crime writing
Jarad Henry has worked in the criminal justice system for more than ten years, and is currently with the Police Drug Strategy Unit in Melbourne. He has a degree in criminology and regularly speaks about crime trends at conferences and seminars. Jarad's debut crime novel, Head Shot, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, and for the Ned Kelly Awards Best First Crime Novel. Blood Sunset won the Fellowship of Australian Writers' Jim Hamilton Award, and was shortlisted for The Australian/Vogel Literary Award.
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