Now and Then, Amen
|Preceded by||Dragons at the Party|
|Followed by||Babylon South|
Now and Then, Amen is a 1988 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the fifth book featuring Sydney homicide detective Scobie Malone. There were plans to adapt the book into a mini-series but this ended up not happening.
Malone investigates the death of a nun found outside a brothel. She turns out to be the granddaughter of a rich Australian businessman who is determined to see his son become Australia's first Pope. The story explores Sydney in the wake of the 1987 stock market crash.
- Greg Flynn, 'Mills and Boon Meets the Colonial Potboiler', The Weekend Australian 19–20 November 1988 (p.9)
- Katharine England, 'From Randwick to Rome, Lasting Intrigue', The Advertiser 3 December 1988 (p.12)
- 'Foreign Angels For Seven', Sydney Morning Herald, June 12, 1989 Page: 62
- Jon Cleary at the Australian Crime Fiction Database
- Patricia Rolfe, 'Veterans' Class', The Bulletin vol.110 no.5645 22 November. 1988 (p.134)