Crook as Rookwood
‘Sydney noir meets John Grisham.’ Australian Bookseller and Publisher
In an inner suburb of Sydney, a pensioner is bashed in his own home. An old Labor Party stalwart loses the faith and goes looking for someone to blame.
And a young woman called Slick finds an unsettling connection between the death of her ex-husband and her new boss.
From sleazy Sydney backstreets to the new-money glamour of the Gold Coast, this is the world where politics and business meet, and where the consequences are far-reaching - and surprising.
Chris Nyst is one of Australia’s leading litigators and a specialist in criminal law and international extradition law. As well as writing legal thrillers, Chris has also written and co-produced film and TV shows.