Port Vila Blues: A Wyatt Novel (Allen & Unwin Original by Garry Disher

By Garry Disher

Wyatt snatches the money simply adequate. He bypasses the alarm procedure, eludes the law enforcement officials, makes it competently again to his bolthole in Hobart. it is the diamond-studded Tiffany brooch - and maybe the lady - that brings him undone. Now a few very challenging humans are looking to positioned Wyatt and that brooch out of stream. yet this can be Wyatt's online game and Wyatt units the foundations - no matter if it capability a reckoning someplace faraway from domestic. Port Vila Blues is Wyatt's 5th heist. it is swifter than ever, racing towrads the inevitable disagreement on a clifftop above the deceptively calm waters of Port Vila Bay. In a murky global the place the police officers are robbers, old-style crim Wyatt certainly shines. transparent taut writing - no longer a observe wasted. Marele Day ...tough, violent, relentless and punctiliously convincing Stuart Coupe

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Port Vila Blues: A Wyatt Novel (Allen & Unwin Original Fiction.)

Wyatt snatches the money simply sufficient. He bypasses the alarm method, eludes the police officers, makes it effectively again to his bolthole in Hobart. it is the diamond-studded Tiffany brooch - and maybe the lady - that brings him undone. Now a few very difficult humans are looking to positioned Wyatt and that brooch out of flow.

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The river had flooded and receded again a few weeks earlier, leaving the little city mud-smeared and damp, smelling of wet carpets and rotting, fecund spring weed growth. Mosquitoes attacked them. They set out along the broad, flat back streets.

A man was stacking newspapers and magazines on the footpath outside the station. Springett saw him stand a box on its side, wrap himself in a blanket, and sit there morosely, scarcely acknowledging the commuters who bought their morning papers and pressed money into his hand, held palm up like a dead creature. But the man did have a styrofoam cup in his other hand and steam was rising from it and Springett felt a hollowness in his gut. He was curious to see a parking officer rap on the window of Niekirks car.

They chose the storeroom door; it was long and sturdy and lifted free of its hinges as though it had been oiled for just that purpose. They went back to the desk tower. Niekirk climbed to the top, took the door from Riggs and slid it up into the ceiling. It was warm and airless under the roof. Using the rafters for support, and working with the aid of the camping light, the two men carted the money and the door to the wall opposite the side wall of the radio station. The roof was steeply pitched here and they had to carry out the next stage doubled over.

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