The Resource Fool's Gold

Fool's Gold

Label
Fool's Gold
Title
Fool's Gold
Statement of responsibility
Fleur McDonald
Title variation
Fools gold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'To Dave, the posting to Barrabine was exactly what he'd wanted - it was a town on the edge, the wild west. There would be excitement, mystery and intrigue here. Everything a detective looked for.'Detective Dave Burrows' first posting to the far west goldfields town of Barrabine in 1997 holds everything he's looking for, but Melinda, his wife of two weeks, is devastated at leaving behind her family, friends and career. More comfortable in heels than RM Williams, Melinda walked away from her much-loved job in the city as a paediatric nurse to follow Dave into the bush.Dave settles in easily to the plain-speaking toughness of his new town, determined to do well, knowing that Barrabine could be his stepping stone into the elite stock squad. But will his marriage last the distance? As Dave investigates reports of mysterious late-night trespassing, a missing person, and guns being drawn on strangers, a local prospector phones in with horrific news that could hold the key to everything.Fleur McDonald's bestselling rural storytelling takes her popular detective, Dave Burrows, back to his compelling and exciting beginnings
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Summary
WA Author. Detective Dave Burrows' first posting to the far West goldfields town of Barrabine holds everything he's looking for but Melinda, his wife of two weeks, is devastated at leaving behind her family, friends and career. More comfortable in heels than RM Williams, Melinda walked away from her much-loved job in the city as a paediatric nurse to follow Dave into the bush. Dave settles in easily to the plain-speaking toughness of his new town, determined to do well, knowing that Barrabine could be his stepping stone into the elite Stock Squad. But will his marriage last the distance? As Dave investigates reports of mysterious late-night trespassing, a missing person, and guns being drawn on strangers, a local prospector phones in with horrific news that could hold the key to everything.
Theme
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10638032
Cataloging source
SALS
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McDonald, Fleur
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Detective Dave Burrows
Series volume
0001
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  • Contemporary Fiction
  • General Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Fool's Gold
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_477266
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760635619
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Fool's Gold
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_477266
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781760635619
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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