By Peter Corris
Cliff Hardy, together with his PI license cancelled and his profession in Sydney at an finish, is getting ready for a visit out of the country. cleansing out his place of work, he comes throughout an open file—an unresolved case from the Eighties. As he starts off analyzing he’s thrown again to his research of the disappearance of Justin Hampshire. in the beginning look this research was once a simple lacking individual topic, however the research took on twists and turns related to army historical past, Sydney criminals, and corruption at excessive degrees that prompted it to stay unsolved. The Hampshire case took Cliff from the south coast to the Blue Mountains and posed a few unresolved questions that have preyed on his brain constantly because it opened. Now, twenty years later, will he ultimately have the ability to positioned the case to rest?
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I’d expected a tall, cool blonde with high cheekbones, maybe because of listening to Joni. The woman who appeared was nothing like that. She was shortish, compact and dark, but she still had the plummy voice. She wasn’t the school’s netball captain or freestyle star—perhaps the top debater and certainly a prefect. ‘Mr Hardy, do come in. We’ll go through to the sunroom. Not that there’s much of it today. ’ I didn’t think it was so bad, but up here, I guessed you expected the best at all times. We went down polished boards, past a series of rooms on either side of the long hallway, through a flagstoned kitchen to a partially glassed-in balcony that hung out over an overgrown lawn and neglected garden.
I don’t know. .
I had a few small things to clean up and some to put on hold—faxes, phone calls, cheques in the mail. It was late when I got home and the house was hot after the muggy day. I ate some leftover cold chicken and salad and went to bed with the ceiling fan working overtime. I read a few pages of Robert Hughes’s The Fatal Shore. I had English and French settlers on my father’s side, according to research by my sister. Solidly Irish on my mother’s, with a few convicts—cutpurses and streetwalkers, nothing romantic, no land grantees or rum dealers.
Open File (Cliff Hardy series) by Peter Corris