by Gabrielle Lord

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Australia's queen of crime fiction is back with a chilling new story that taps straight into the issues of our times.

Detective-Inspector Deb Hawkins has domestic violence in her sights. But as head of a new police unit that targets violence against women within cultural enclaves, she is battling a wall of silence. How can she win the trust of Rana Al-Sheikly, the distressed young woman she encounters during the investigation of yet another gang-related drive-by shooting? And what is the connection between the al-Sheikly family and the crime gangs that are running rife in the suburbs?

A series of anonymous emails has Deb following her own domestic secrets, too - back to her childhood in the country town of Garralong, and the tragic shooting murder of her police sergeant father in the line of duty. Someone is digging up the past - threatening Deb's hard-won career, and even her life.

Dishonour is a gripping and timely new novel from one of Australia's most respected crime writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780733632600
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 832 KB

About the Author

Gabrielle Lord is widely acknowledged as one of Australia's foremost crime fiction writers. She is the author of fourteen adult novels, and her stories and articles have appeared widely in the national press and anthologies. Her contemporary psychological thrillers are informed by a detailed knowledge of forensic procedures. One of her series for young adults, the award-winning CONSPIRACY 365, has been sold in thirteen countries and adapted into a television series. In 2012, Gabrielle Lord received a Ned Kelly Lifetime Award for Crime Writing. Previously, she won a Ned Kelly award for DEATH DELIGHTS and shared a Davitt award for BABY DID A BAD BAD THING. For more information visit her website, her Facebook page on!/GabrielleLordAuthor or follow her on Twitter at

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