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Ford laid his fingertips gently on the cut in his shoulder where the bullet had clipped him. His best chance would be to hitch a ride south at the first opportunity, before the police started looking for him. He was alone, enveloped in the monstrous silence of the desert. Free and alone, without assistance and without excuse.

Left for dead in the desert, framed as the inside man in a bullion robbery at the remote mine site where he works, and fearing that his daughter and ex-wife have been abducted from their home in Perth, Ford must cross a thousand miles of wilderness to find his family. Ford forms a fragile alliance with Doc and Banjo, a pair of fugitive bikers, and Kavanagh, a cop from the Gold Stealing Detection Unit who's found herself shut out of the case.

As this unlikely team sets out across the Outback, they are pursued by cops, mercenaries and bikers, each group with its own agenda for preventing Ford from reaching Perth and uncovering a conspiracy that spreads through the upper strata of Western Australian life.

©2013 Robert Schofield (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Critic Reviews

"Heist is a cracker... a welcome addition to the shelves of Australian crime fiction." ( The Australian)
"Australia’s Wild West emerges again in this entertaining tale." ( Herald Sun)

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I absolutely loved this. I related to the character well and over all was happy to be driving some long distances so I could enjoy it.
Voice over was good with decent accents.

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good storyline and well read

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it was interresting

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he plays the voice of the charicters well

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