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The debut novel by Pete Mitchell



Arriving in Darwin to accept a job offer from his old school friend Roland Redman, Paul Winter discovers that his friend has disappeared. At the same time, a sea container left on the docks in Australia’s searing Top End heat reveals a shocking crime of international significance.


Sergeant Bill Yates from the Northern Territory Police Force races the clock to ensure justice is delivered. His focus turns to Kamahli, a beautiful refugee from Sri Lanka’s long and brutal civil war. Does she hold the key to Roland’s disappearance and the solution to the crimes?


In Darwin’s Wake, lives and cultures collide and only the toughest will survive.


Darwin’s Wake is the fictional debut of Australian author Pete Mitchell.

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Keith - Perth, WA (5 Star review, Amazon)

“A true storyteller, Pete draws you into a range of contemporary ethical and moral issues through interesting characters and contexts all seen through a distinctive Australian lens. Well worth the read."
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