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Ecstasy Lake - ebook: pdf

A Steve West novel

Alastair Sarre

Ecstasy Lake - ebook: pdf
Hidden in the outback, somewhere near Ecstasy Lake, is a massive gold deposit worth billions of dollars.

Steve West, mining engineer and ex-AFL footballer, is the third person to know about it. The second is his good mate Tasso - loud, brilliant, filthy rich and just possibly mad. The first has just been brutally murdered.

A goldmine like this is just the thing to turn a man's fortunes around. It might even change the fortunes of the state.

All Steve and Tasso need do is play their cards right, which means keeping their discovery a secret, staying out of gang wars, and trying not to get killed.

Easier said than done.

Praise for Ecstasy Lake:
'Fast-paced, unpredictable and highly readable ... Ecstasy Lake is a stupendously good example of how a crime novel can entertain deeply while provoking thought and the best sense of patriotism.' - Michael X. Savvas, Transnational Literature

'A strongly written thriller that combines gold prospecting with the drugs trade ... The characters are convincing and the writing taut. There are enough twists to keep the reader guessing until the end, while the contradictions of human motivation resonate beyond.' - Ed Wright, The Australian

'Fast-paced, well-plotted, and distinctively Australian in its style and preoccupations, Ecstasy Lake is seriously good fun to read.' - Lisa Hill, ANZ Litlovers

'Alastair Sarre's second novel suggests that he could well do for Adelaide what [Peter] Corris did has long done for Sydney ... A good helping of violence and plenty of nicely tangled plot lines to hold the reader in thrall.' - Katharine England, Advertiser

'West is an enjoyable character, with plenty of zippy dialogue, and I enjoy the way Sarre writes.' - What Book to Read?

'With tight writing and believable characters, Sarre creates a strong picture of Adelaide and its surrounds.' - Rama Gaind, PS News

Alastair Sarre studied forestry at the Australian National University and worked for a mining company in Western Australia before obtaining a writing diploma and embarking on a career as an editor and writer specialising in forestry. He lives with his family in the Adelaide Hills. Ecstasy Lake is his second novel.

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Category Literature - Crime/Fantasy/Horror
Format Ebook: PDF
Size 210 x 135 mm
ISBN 9781743054109
Extent 320 pages
Price: AU$12.95 including GST
Quantity 1 (this product is downloadable)
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