From the bestselling author of Huckstepp comes a riveting new novel of intrigue and suspense When Dimitri Telegonus is promoted to the Serious Unsolved Crime Unit to investigate the disappearance of a beautiful blonde escort, he thinks heas finally made the big time. Head always wanted to do detective work; thought it was his destiny. But things quickly start to unravel. His assigned partner is an uninterested dinosaur and when progress in the investigation is slow, the bosses threaten to pull the plug. Desperate to crack his first cold case, Dimitri tracks the prime suspect down a only to find there are forces at play a naAmve young detective will never fully understand. Praise for the work of John Dale aSuperb evocation of the underbelly of Sydneya The Sydney Morning Herald aA significant, original work that challenges as much as it revealsa The Australian aA mightily impressive debut ab Daleas novel is incandescenta Time Out aGreat energy, dynamic storytelling. Intense entertainmenta Kirkus ReviewsIt wasna#39;t until they crossed Tom Uglys Bridge that the suburbs opened up into quarteracre blocks. ... landscape of verdant hills and weeping willows, but the roadside signs advertised crane hire, chainsaws, diesel mechanics, smash repairs, anbsp;...