Yesterday's Shadow

Yesterday's Shadow is a 2001 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary, his 50th over all.[1] It was the eighteenth book featuring Sydney detective Scobie Malone.[2]

Yesterday's Shadow
First edition
AuthorJon Cleary
SeriesScobie Malone
PublisherHarperCollins (Australia/UK)
William Morrow (US)
Publication date
Preceded byBear Pit 
Followed byThe Easy Sin 

The plot involves two murders which take place at the same hotel on the same night, one of the victims being the wife of the American ambassador.[3] Although the book was generally well received critically, Cleary only wrote two more Malone novels.[4][5][6]


  1. Stuart Coupe, 'Novel No. 50, and Cleary Still Walks the Walk', The Sunday Age 18 November 2001, Agenda p.11
  2. 'Crime review', Canberra Sunday Times 2 December 2001, Relax p.53
  3. Yesterday's Shadow at AustCrime
  4. Graeme Blundell, 'Local Authors Show Disturbing Signs of Life', The Weekend Australian 19–20 January 2002, Review p.13
  5. Peter Pierce, 'Double Trouble', The Sydney Morning Herald 19–20 January 2002, Spectrum p.12
  6. David Honeybone, 'Crime Icons', Australian Book Review no.238 February 2002 pp.46-47
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.