The Case of the Morgue the Merrier by CS Boag

The Case of the Morgue the Merrier

byCS Boag

Kobo ebook | November 17, 2015

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The kid’s in a state and if he doesn’t play his cards right that could read Islamic State. Terrorists want to recruit him but he’s too terrified to oblige. Instead he calls in Rainbow who finds himself in the thick of an affair that threatens to end in a bloodbath. Can Rainbow prevent it? How can his gorgeous former girlfriend help? Is Babychino the beautiful dame who suddenly bee-bops into his life, complete with equaliser all she’s cracked up to be? And what’s happened to his daughter Imogene? As Rainbow wades deeper into the mire, the case assumes what his Aunt Rube calls the colour of memory indigo. Or should that be indiquo, indicio or as the one-legged assassin Rory has it in-he-go?One thing’s for sure, the morgue has never been busier … The Case of the Morgue the Merrier, the sixth novel in the sensational Mister Rainbow series, is a modern story with a wink and a nod to the golden age of pulp fiction. With its memorable characters, witty dialogue and fast-paced plot, it signals the arrival of an arresting new Australian talent.Praise for Mister Rainbow: ‘Mister Rainbow in the Case of the Cock Robin Killer is a fun and fast-paced read, with lots of twists and turns that will keep you chuckling and wondering who or what will happen next. A cross between classic film noir, Sin City, and John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces, the story is an absolute riot.’ Red City Review ‘The Mister Rainbow series, in all its glory, is a real little gem.’ Karen Chisholm, The Newtown Review of Books ‘Mister Rainbow is that rare creature a PI with depth. Down at heel, shabby, inept he’s a born loser, at his best when the odds are stacked against him. Somehow, in a taut contest, he wins.’ Barry Oakley, novelist and former literary editor of The Australian ‘Charles Boag’s delightful Mister Rainbow series is a must for lovers of the detective thriller, a setting which is familiar, and a clever use of language in developing both the plot and the characters. The hero’s name is as thought-provoking as is the style of writing itself: quirky and challenging, with an underlying sense of humour which is both dark and memorable. Each of the first three books in the series was hard to put down and leaves the reader anxious for the next.’ Belinda Kendall-White ‘Mister Rainbow is unique among private eyes. Impulsively he trips, darts and weaves through the obstacle course of Sydney’s gambling dens, turf clubs and high-flier casinos, while his own life implodes. Dark themes, yes. But C.S. Boag writes with such wit, humour and deftness, this book is enormous fun.’ Bernadette Williamson ‘Many of C.S. Boag’s sentences and phrases will make you laugh; although some will make you ponder. They are ingenious and very funny.’ Jacob A.J. Taylor
Title:The Case of the Morgue the MerrierFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 17, 2015Publisher:Xou CreativeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1921134690

ISBN - 13:9781921134692

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