➧ Shooting Star Author Peter Temple – Thegreatwallonline.us

Shooting Star Anne Carson Fifteen, Beautiful, Wayward Abducted Her Rich Family Has Closed Ranks And Summoned Frank Calder, Ex Soldier And Sacked Police Hostage Negotiator They Want Him To Deliver The Ransom Money To The Kidnappers Frank Wants Them To Call In The Law, But The Family Refuses, Since Police Bungling Nearly Cost The Life Of Another Carson Child Kidnapped Years Before But Are The Two Kidnappings Connected And Is Greed The Motivation Revenge Or Could It Be Something Else To Find Out, Frank Calder Must Go Beyond His Brief As Frank Feverishly Searches For Suspects In The Web Of Carson Family Businesses And Deals, Marriages And Indiscretions, Rivalries And Intrigues, He Knows That If His Instincts Are Wrong, The Girl Will Surely Die.

<Ebook> ➧ Shooting Star  Author Peter Temple – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Paperback
  • 259 pages
  • Shooting Star
  • Peter Temple
  • English
  • 23 March 2018
  • 1863252509

10 thoughts on “Shooting Star


  1. says:

    In this case Peter Temple is a minimalist when it comes to his protagonists past and attributes I don t particularly like that in stories I like to be immersed in the main character s.The writing is commendable I understand that Peter Temple has won several awards for his writing The story does not turn out the way such stories usually turn out, which is also a good thing It s not possible, but I would have given this book 3.5 stars.It is a story about an abduction of a fifteen year old gi In this case Peter Temple is a minimalist when it comes to his protagonists past and attributes I don t particularly like that ...


  2. says:

    I love Peter Temple s writing his dialogue is outstanding, his snippets of poetic observations in between are a delight BUT i found this plot a little too complicated Hero was well outlined and described but the ending was a little abrupt The Broken SHore is still my favourite.


  3. says:

    really gritty mystery set in Melbourne Temple is a wonderful writer and has a great ear for dialogue.


  4. says:

    Frank Calder is the Jason Bourne of Australia He puts everything into his new assignment, even though he knows the police are better equipped, then he goes beyond his employer s request to solve the real underlying issue Be prepared to chew your fingernails.


  5. says:

    This was my first audio, am going to have to read it in literal form to a certain degree I feel like I cheated because it was in audio It was wonderful entertainment don t get me wrong, lovely to have a break in the car from music talk back, I kinda looked forward to jumping in the car to go to the supermarket for a change I think it would be nice to have one on hand all the time, though this one wasn t appropriate to have on while the kiddies were in the car Peter does like to This was my first audio, am going to have to read it in literal form to a ...


  6. says:

    This may be another one of those books enhanced by an outstanding narrator, or, perhaps I m just enad of the Australian accent Be that as it may, it was a pleasurable listen while doing chores like dishes, etc.Frank Calder, ex soldier, and ex cop, is hired by a rich bad guy to deliver money to kidnappers who have made off with his daughter When Calder counsels bringing in the cops, the response is the story of a previous kidnapping of another daughter who was threatened with killing by the This may be another one of those books enhanced by an outstanding narrator, or, perhaps I m just enad of the Australian accent Be that as it may, it was a pleasurable listen while doing chores like dishes, etc.Frank Calder, ex soldier, and ex cop, is hired by a rich bad guy to deliver money to kidnappers who have made off with his daughter When Calder counsels bringing in the cops, the response is the story of a previous kidnapping of another daughter who was threatened with kill...


  7. says:

    Really enjoyed this tension filled thriller set in Melbourne Australia Frank Calder, a former solider and cop, was an interesting lead and the plot, which involved a kidnapping, moved at a brisk pace Listened to the audio version read by David Tredinnick who was quite good.


  8. says:

    The security system guarding the home of Pat Carson, patriarch of the Carson dynasty, began with a three metre high boundary wall Frank Calder, ex soldier and ex cop, now describes himself as a mediator Calder takes a phone call inviting him to the Carson family compound outside Melbourne Here he meets Pat Carson and his sons Barry and Tom Frank is known to the Carsons he s worked for them before in a situation involving hostages So, when Tom s granddaughter Anne, aged 15, disappears on t The security system guarding the h...


  9. says:

    I can t get enough Peter Temple I am quickly working through his back catalogue and I have now read four of his novels in the last six months With the overated hype of Underbelly still incessant, Temple should find a rise in the popularity of his books because ...


  10. says:

    I m a fan of Peter Temple, but sometimes his writing style is so cryptic that I find myself rereading passages to make sure I understood them and I m still wondering about the ending of this book While thi...

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