My heart pumped hard and fast, fed by the jitter of adrenaline coursing through my veins. This was getting beyond a joke…Don't you just hate it when somebody tries to kill you and you don't know who or why?
There's a corpse in the freezer at Pacific Pastoral meat-packing works in Melbourne's outer suburbs. Trust Murray Whelan—minder, fixer and general dogsbody for the Minister for Industry—to sort this mess out.
With Stiff, his first novel, Shane Maloney not only created an iconic character, but transformed political intrigue into irresistible comedy.