The Dry

by Jane Harper

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

The Dry Synopsis

As questions mount and suspicion spreads through the town, Falk is forced to confront the community that rejected him twenty years earlier. Because Falk and Luke Hadler shared a secret, one which Luke's death threatens to unearth. And as Falk probes deeper into the killings, secrets from his past and why he left home bubble to the surface as he questions the truth of his friend's crime.

The Dry Press Reviews

'It is hard to believe that this accomplished piece of writing, which returns again and again to the savage beauty of the landscape, is Harper's first novel' Sunday Times, Crime Book of the Month January 2017

'Wonderfully atmospheric, The Dry is both a riveting murder mystery and a beautifully wrought picture of a rural community under extreme pressure' Mail on Sunday Thriller of the Week, January 2017

'A stunningly atmospheric read' Val McDermid, bestselling author of Out of Bounds

'One of the most assured crime debuts I've encountered in many years ... It grips like a vice from first paragraph to last, atmospherically evoking the small town of Kiewarra ... Told with heart-breaking precision and emotional power ... If you read only one crime novel this year make it this one' Daily Mail

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ISBN: 9780349142111
Publication date: 01/06/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349142111
Publication date: 1st June 2017
Author: Jane Harper
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jane Harper

Jane Harper has worked as a print journalist for 13 years both in Australia and the UK. She lives in Melbourne and currently writes for the Herald Sun. Jane is originally from the UK and moved to Australia in 2008. The Dry is her first novel.

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