Download PDF by Peter Corris: Appeal Denied: A Cliff Hardy Novel (Cliff Hardy series)

By Peter Corris

Stripped of his investigator's license, Cliff Hardy faces an doubtful destiny whilst anything own occurs that provokes him into his most sensible function: a confrontational investigator with a style for violence and no regard for his misplaced credentials. Taking and working out punishment, ordinarily in Sydney's unique suburbs, Hardy encounters degenerate law enforcement officials, bereft better halves, and machine demanding situations. In a shadowy showdown at a sublime Sydney seashore, Hardy demanding situations these in his way, but his destiny is still much more clouded than ahead of. An the world over enjoyed but reluctant hero, Hardy struggles to deal with corruption from loyalty as he attempts to figure out his destiny as an Aussie investigator.

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Did I need counselling? Any point in ringing Lawsie and complaining about a system that required private enquiry agents to wear kid gloves? I was sure I’d get a hearing. It went on like that for a couple of days. A long overdue cheque came in and eased the pain a bit. There was still a couple of grand outstanding. Some people seem to think that being de-licensed equals no need to pay. To fend off a wave of anger and self-pity, I rang Frank Parker, retired from the New South Wales Police with the rank of deputy commissioner.

I saw Arthur signal to a new arrival. I didn’t have him for much longer and I racked my brains to think if there was anything more to get from him. ‘I’m working on the theory that something Lily was currently working on led to her death,’ I said. ‘But you mentioned death threats in the past. Does anything strike you as a long-term possibility? ’ ‘I’d have to think about that. We stepped on quite a few toes, Lily and I. A few people went to jail and there was at least one suicide. ’ He took a glove from his pocket, pulled it on and flexed his fingers.

And Lily’s work station was on the glassed-in balcony attached to her bedroom. She liked to be able to jump out of bed and go straight to the keyboard when an idea struck her. I knew that when she’d had the house rebuilt after a fire had destroyed the previous one, she hadn’t wanted any doors between the bedroom and the balcony. A friend had talked about feng shui and I could remember Lily’s response. ‘Bullshit,’ she’d said. ’ I told Townsend about the layout. ’ Townsend said. ’ I shrugged. ‘It’s possible.

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