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And the Dance Goes On

Tony Brennan

Murder and Mystery – Sydney Winter 1942

It is the winter of 1942. In the wartime blackout, a midnight bus breaks down near the small, semi-rural town of Bexford North, 30 miles from Sydney. Outside the bus, a passenger screams as torchlight fall on the body of a soldier stabbed to death. Inspector Peters is summoned to solve the mystery, but soon another more horrific murder follows.

In the midst of a country at war and a town in terror, the fabric of this close-knit and respectable community is torn asunder. Inspector Peters struggles through the complexities of the lives and attitudes of the villagers: their loves, jealousies, fears, prejudices, their silent heroism and, equally, their silent anguish and despair — all lived out against an overwhelming fear of invasion.

With the help of the eccentric Annie Watson, Inspector Peters arrives at a startling truth.

War continues, life returns to normal ...and the Dance Goes On.

 

About the Author

After completing post-graduate University degrees, Tony Brennan lectured for some years in English Literature and tutored in Abnormal Psychology. He has published in academic journals, written meditations on Hopkins’ poetry and a revised Epilogue for a Purcell Opera production. His fiction ranges from a six-part historical mystery series to short stories. He was a finalist in the US Tuscany International Short Story competition in 2013, and a book of his short stories, ‘Is There Anyone There’, was published by Ginninderra Press, Adelaide, in 2016. He is planning another book of short stories.  He lives in Sydney, Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the Dance Goes On by Tony Brennan
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ISBN: 978-1-925590-46-3
Format: Paperback C 229mm x 152mm
Extent: 304 pages
RRP: $24.95
Publisher: Vivid Publishing
Category: Fiction -- Crime
Distribution: Contact Vivid

 


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