The Body on the Beach

By L.J. LaBarthe

The Body on the Beach
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  • Type Novellas
  • Pages 109
  • ISBN-13 978-1-62380-549-4
  • SKU 3630
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In 1920, a body is found on Brighton Beach, Adelaide. Billy Liang has been living a respectable life as the representative of Adelaide’s Chinese community—with his lover, lawyer Tom Williams, discreetly at his side. When evidence seems to implicate the people Billy represents, he steps up to help solve the murder. He and Tom deal with illegal opium dens, fantan games and gambling, racism, and being shot at. Though Billy’s family accepts the love he and Tom share, Australia’s laws against sodomy and homosexuality pose a constant danger. Now, the body on the beach brings a whole new threat to Billy and Tom’s life in Adelaide.

Part of the Under the Southern Cross anthology.


Cover Artist: Anne Cain

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Genres Historical World / Mystery/Suspense