Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: July 2013
Duration: 10 hours 35 minutes
In the town of Collamundra, Australia, thecorpse of Japanese farm manager Kenji Sagawa is found in one of his cottonmill's threshing machines. The prosperity that his company had brought to thesmall town had also engendered racial tension, and Detective Inspector ScobieMalone of the Sydney Police Department is called in to investigate-hardly avacation. The local corrupt government and law enforcement resent him, and theAborigine population gets ever more restless. When the only Aboriginal policeofficer becomes the target of everyone's frustration, Scobie becomesincreasingly sympathetic-as well as increasingly involved with the cold murdercase of the wife of Collamundra's most famous citizen seventeen years prior. Asmore and more people flock to this dry town for its annual horse race, the listof suspects becomes longer and longer. Can Malone, the visitor, crack the case?