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ISBN: 9781760992200
Dimensions: C Format: 23x15.2cm
Pages: 320
Publication year: 2023
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Summer of Blood

Written by Dave Warner

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Get ready for a wild ride through the Summer of Love with Dave Warner’s newest crime novel.

Two Australian police officers travel to San Francisco and Los Angeles in the summer of 1967 in search of a missing young man, only to find themselves fully immersed in the world of music, free love, drugs and hippie counterculture. They soon realise this isn’t just any ordinary missing person investigation. A big gig is the perfect place to get away with murder, and their search becomes a thrilling journey through the seamy side of the 1960s counterculture.

This book is not to be missed for fans of gripping crime fiction and rock’n’roll.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘The technicolour evocation of a revolution in music is vividly realised, and Warner’s passion for the artists energises the novel … perfect for readers wanting to vicariously “turn on, tune in, drop out”’. Books+Publishing

‘Told in a stripped down, staccato style, Summer of Blood is a twisty tale full of vivid imagery, violence, moral ambiguity and some astute reflections on the 1960s.’ Canberra Weekly


Pages: 320
Publication Year: 2023
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Dave Warner photographed in Customs House bar at Circular Quay, NSW, on 20 February 2017 by Bleddyn Butcher

Dave Warner

Dave Warner is an author, musician and screenwriter. He has written nine novels and six non-fiction books. His first novel, City of Light, won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Fiction, and Before it Breaks (2015) the Ned Kelly Award for best Australian crime fiction. His novel Clear to the Horizon features the lead […]

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