WINNER OF THE NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST FICTION 2009
Ace detective Brad Chen is lured back to work by the double murder of a Whitlam government minister and the editor of his political memoirs. Solving the crimes, while searching for a missing friend, Chen is plunged into the murky worlds of international espionage and organised crime. The body count rises as Chen uncovers the deadly secret behind the most momentous events in Australian political history.
Smoke and Mirrors is the second Brad Chen novel and provides readers with more of the intricate plotting, witty dialogue and eccentric characters from Kel Robertson's sensational debut, Dead Set.
Winner for Ned Kelly Award Best First Fiction 2009.