Chain of Evidence (Inspector Challis #4)



Chain of Evidence (Inspector Challis #4) Praise for the Hal Challis series Garry Disher is an old favorite of mine, and it s about time American readers got a shot at him Scott Phillips, author of Cottonwood and The Ice Harvest A first rate Australian author The New York Times Book Review Inspector Hal Challis has been summoned to Mawson s Bluff, his childhood home in the Australian Outback, where his father is dying Sergeant Ellen Destry is left to head an investigation into a ring of pedophiles that has descended on the peaceful Mornington Peninsula, a resort community near Melbourne A little girl has been abducted from the fairgrounds at the annual Waterloo Show it takes her mother twenty four hours to report her missing By then, hope is slim that the police will find the child before it is too late Challis sister s difficult husband disappeared from the Bluff four years ago since then Meg has received nuisance mail that she assumes comes from him While Challis is in town, an extra buried body is discovered when a new grave is dug in the local graveyard A black plastic bag containing the corpse of Meg s husband is found on top of a coffin that was interred four years earlier With two very different crimes to solve, Challis and Destry have their work cut out for them Garry Disher is the author ofthan forty books for children and adults Two of his mysteries have won the German Crime Fiction Critics Prize He lives near Melbourne in Australia. Read Chain of Evidence (Inspector Challis #4) by Garry Disher – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Chain of Evidence (Inspector Challis #4)
  • Garry Disher
  • English
  • 12 July 2017

8 thoughts on “Chain of Evidence (Inspector Challis #4)

  1. Jim says:

    I was pleasantly surprised by this since I picked up the 4th book in a series it had a lotmeat than his Wyatt series an Australian version of Parker Very good police procedural with a couple of twisty mysteries going on a...

  2. Bettie says:

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  3. Brenda says:

    When Inspector Hal Challis sister Meg telephoned him saying their dad was dying, Hal took a month off work, much to the disgust of his supervisor But the importance of this journey from Melbourne to South Australia was foremost in his mind the last time he d visited his family had been at his mother s funeral.While sitting with his father with nothingto do but think, he became consumed with the disappearance of Meg s husband Gavin some eighteen months previously Gavin had never been f When Inspector Hal Challis sister Meg telephoned him saying their dad was dying, Hal took a month off work, much to the disgust of his supervisor But the importance of this journey from Melbourne to South Australia was foremost in his mind the last time he d visited his family had been at his mother s funeral.While sitting with his father with nothingto do but think, he became consumed with the disappearance of Meg s husband Gavin some eighteen months previously Gavin had never been found, but Meg had received some strange letters and other correspondence She suspected Gavin had run off maybe to Sydney or some other far flung place Meanwhile Sergeant Ellen Destry had been left in charge in Hal s absence and her first case almost immediately was of a missing girl from ne...

  4. Jenny says:

    Chain of Evidence is book four of the Inspector Hal Challis series by Garry Disher Inspector Hal Challis had to go back home after he received a phone call from his sister telling him that is Father is dying Why Inspector Hal Challis was on leave Sergeant Ellen Destry was in charge of the Peninsula East s Crime Investigation Unit and his home However, Inspector Hal Challis started to investigate the murder of his sister s Meg husband, and Sergeant Ellen Destry began to investigate the disappe Chain of Evidence is book four of the Inspector Hal Challis series by Garry Disher Inspector Hal Challis had to go back home after he received a phone call from his sister telling him that is Father is dying Why Inspector Hal Challis was on leave Sergeant Ellen Destry was in charge of the Peninsula East s Crime Investigation Unit and his home However, Inspector Hal Challis started to investigate the murder of his sister s Meg husband, and Sergeant Ellen Destry began to investigate the disappearance of a ten year old girl The readers of Chain of Evidence will follow the twist and turns in Inspector Challis and Sergeant Ellen Destry investigations to see what happens I enjoyed reading Chain of Evidence I love Garry Disher portrayal of his characters especially Inspector Hal Challis and the way Garry Disher intertwines Hal with...

  5. Karen says:

    When 10 year old Katie Blasko goes missing, Ellen Destry is in charge of the case Katie s from one of the local Estates a poor, run down area full of dysfunctional families, violence and drugs Nearly everybody on the investigation team is pretty sure that Katie s disappearance is yet another family out of control Katie s either fallen prey to her mother s de facto, she s run away, or any of the other things that happen all too frequently to little kids on the Estate Ellen Destry s not so When 10 year old Katie Blasko goes missing, Ellen Destry is in charge of the case Katie s from one of the local Estates a poor, run down area full of dysfunctional families, violence and drugs Nearly everybody on the investigation team is pretty sure that Katie s disappearance is yet another family out of control Katie s either fallen prey to her mother s de facto, she s run away, or any of the other things that happen all too frequently to little kids on the Estate Ellen Destry s not so sure, she s got this feeling that Katie s been abducted and she s got this nagging concern about rumours that have been flying about a paedophile ring on the Peninsula She s alsothan aware that the powers that be in Waterloo Police Station are not convinced she s up to running an investigation of this type What makes her really sensitive to their thoughts, is that she s agrees with them.Hal Challis, however...

  6. David says:

    This is the fourth of Garry Disher s crime fiction series featuring Police Officers, Detective Inspector Hal Challis and Detective Ellen Destry Previously Challis has been the keynote character, but in this novel he has apassive role Challis is miles away at his father s deathbed in dry, dusty South Australia Whilst there he investigates the sudden disappearance of his brother in law.Meanwhile, back in the Victorian peninsula town of Waterloo, Ellen Destry is thrust into the limelight This is the fourth of Garry Disher s crime fiction series featuring Police Officers, Detective Inspector Hal Challis and Detective Ellen Destry Previously Challis has been the keynote character, but in this novel he has apassive role Challis is miles away at his father s deathbed in dry, dusty South Australia Whilst there he investigates the sudden disappearance of his brother in law.Meanwhile, back in the Victorian peninsula town of Waterloo, Ellen Destry is thrust into the limelight Despite some sexist resentment, Ellen is acting as both jobsitter and housesitter for Challis whilst he is away With this as the backdrop, a young girl is abducted and then found alive, and an active pedophile ring on the Mornington Peninsula is uncovered Interwoven into the story are small town tensions, hidden alliances and police corruption.Throughout the novel the two main plotlines run parallel to each other as the reader switches between South Australia and Victoria Ultimately as both cases break open...

  7. Alger says:

    The opening scene Child lured by a man into a van on her way home from school and she is drugged and presumably raped.Scene two Recently separated detective awakes in the bed of the man that she obviously is infatuated with and then wanders about growling at subordinates before going off and growling at the child s mother, How dare she not monitor her child constantly That is the moral the author is going for Scene next I put the book down and sigh It doesn t take much now for me to recog The opening scene Child lured by a man into a van on her way home from school and she is drugged and presumably raped.Scene two Recently separated detective awakes in the bed of the man that she obviously is infatuated with and then wanders about growling at subordinates before going off and growling at the child s mother, How dare she not monitor her child constantly That is the moral the author is going for Scene next I put the book down and sigh It doesn t take much now for me to recognize the hallmarks of a standard issue thriller novel where the irascible detective will meet her darkest fears and thereby be somewhat matured by volume s end, and the chills mentioned on the cover are all supplied by grisly and sadistic acts performed by a stock villain who knows as much about what the police will do as the detective and can only be brought down by random events.Occasionally these...

  8. Eric_W says:

    I do love an Australian accent This police procedural takes place near Victoria DS Destry is on her on in the Waterloo police station while her squeeze, Inspector Hal Challis is on compassionate leave for his father s impending death Challis becomes embroiled in the investigation of the death of Gavin, his sister s husband who had disappeared, but whose body is discovered while he is there There is the usual banter and antipathy of the local cops with the city detective who is also in confli I do love an Australian accent This police procedural takes place near Victoria DS Destry is on her on in the Waterloo police station while her squeeze, Inspector Hal Challis is on compassionate leave for his father s impending death Challis becomes embroiled in the investigation of the death of Gavin, his sister s husband who had disappeared, but whose body is discovered while he is there There is t...

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