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Is part of Detective Inspector Hal Challis Garry Disher , 1999 series - author novel (number 4 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Chain of Evidence
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'Hal Challis is 1000 kilometres away from the Peninsula, watching his father die. Ellen Destry is left to mind his house for a month. And his job.

'Katie Blasko, aged nine, has disappeared. Ellen fears abduction-the Peninsula is sleepy, picturesque, prosperous, but she suspects the existence of a paedophile ring. Superintendent McQuarrie scoffs: the girl came from the Seaview Estate, notorious for broken homes and truancy. Ellen's team investigates. They find suspects, but an officer is murdered and his witness discredited. They find DNA evidence, but the sample is contaminated. Who can Ellen trust, when lawyers, judges and police officers might be involved?

'Meanwhile, Challis feels out of time and place in the remote outback town of his youth. Past failures haunt him; his father is dying slowly and bitterly; and Homicide Squad detectives have arrived from the city to question his sister about a murder. Challis can cope with being warned off. He can cope with his father. But soon the past catches with him.' (Publication summary)

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  • Dedication: For Crux

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Soho Press ,
      2007 .
      image of person or book cover 2798612529045049511.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 375p.
      Note/s:
      • "An Inspector Hal Challis and Sergeant Ellen Destry investigation" - front cover.
      ISBN: 9781569474617 (hbk), 1569474613 (hbk)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2007 .
      image of person or book cover 1547621508800086839.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 375p.
      ISBN: 1921145412, 9781921145414
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Soho Press ,
      2008 .
      image of person or book cover 4245048813302941015.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 400p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 June 2008.

      ISBN: 9781569475003

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Works about this Work

[Review] Chain of Evidence Roger Hainsworth , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , April no. 338 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Case of the Warm and Fuzzies Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , July vol. 2 no. 6 2007; (p. 14-15)

— Review of The Dragon Man Garry Disher , 1999 single work novel ; KittyHawk Down Garry Disher , 2003 single work novel ; Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel ; Murray Whelan Mysteries Shane Maloney , 1994- series - author novel ; Jack Irish Peter Temple , 1996 series - author novel ; The Broken Shore Peter Temple , 2005 single work novel
Bumbling Cops with a Streak of Revenge Stephen Dedman , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 5 May 2007; (p. 9)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Books Fiction Guy Mosel , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 - 22 April 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Mysteries Unravel as Challis Heads Home Sue Turnbull , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 March 2007; (p. 30)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
The True Crimes of Fact and Fiction Graeme Blundell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 February 2007; (p. 9)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Chain of Evidence Angela Meyer , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 86 no. 6 2007; (p. 38)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Test of Character as Destry Rides Again Jeff Glorfeld , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 March 2007; (p. 24)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Mysteries Unravel as Challis Heads Home Sue Turnbull , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 March 2007; (p. 30)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
Books Fiction Guy Mosel , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 - 22 April 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Chain of Evidence Garry Disher , 2007 single work novel
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