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AN ENTHRALLING AND PROPULSIVE NEW THRILLER FROM THE ACCLAIMED AND BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SCRUBLANDS

'Compelling, original and brilliantly executed - an excellent thriller from a new master of Australian noir' CHARLES CUMMING

'Dark, twisty and atmospheric, with writing so real you can almost feel the blistering heat of the Australian summer' LISA HALL

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A HOMECOMING MARRED BY BLOOD
Journalist Martin Scarsden returns to Port Silver to make a fresh start with his partner Mandy. But he arrives to find his childhood friend murdered - and Mandy is the prime suspect. Desperate to clear her name, Martin goes searching for the truth.

A TERRIBLE CRIME
The media descends on Port Silver, compelled by a story that has it all: sex, drugs, celebrity, and religion. Martin is chasing the biggest scoop of his career, and the most personal.

A PAST HE CAN'T ESCAPE
As Martin draws closer to a killer, the secrets of his traumatic childhood come to the surface, and he must decide what is more important - the story or his family...

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Praise for SCRUBLANDS:

'Shimmers . . . A tortured tale of blood and loss' VAL MCDERMID

'Stunning . . . That rare combination, a page-turner that stays long in the memory' SUNDAY TIMES (CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH)

'An almost perfect crime novel ... Intelligent, thought-provoking, great
narrative energy' ANN CLEEVES

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2019
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Headline
SIZE
3
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