Kittyhawk Down - Inspector Challis, Bk 2 Author:Garry Disher The once-peaceful beach resort of Bushrangers Bay, not far from Melbourne, is the site of multiple crimes that must be investigated by Homicide Squad Inspector Hal Challis of the Mornington Peninsula Police Force and his staff. A toddler is missing; an unidentified corpse has been fished from the sea; cars are being stolen and torched; letter bo... more »xes are being burned. And then one of Challis's own friends, Kitty Casement, who runs an aerial photography service and flies a Kittyhawk, is murdered. Figuring out the connections and identifying the criminals absorbs all the energy and intelligence of this cast of sympathetic but complicated policemen and women.« less
Competent procedural with main interest being its location in Australia. A little too much going on and somewhat hard to keep track of everything at first. All comes together in the end, but leaves a few things open.