Publisher details

The Dry
Author
Jane Harper
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genre
Crime Fiction
Released
28 February, 2017

Synopsis

#3 in Better Reading's Top 100 2021... NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING ERIC BANA AS AARON FALK. WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY? It hasn't rained in Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the farming community become unbearable when three members of the Hadler family are discovered shot to death on their property. Everyone assumes Luke Hadler committed suicide after slaughtering his wife and six-year-old son. Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to his hometown for the funerals and is unwillingly drawn into the investigation. As suspicion spreads through the town, Falk is forced to confront the community that rejected him twenty years earlier. Because Falk and his childhood friend Luke Hadler shared a secret, one which Luke's death threatens to unearth. WINNER ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017. WINNER ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017. WINNER INDIE BOOK AWARDS DEBUT FICTION 2017. WINNER DAVITT AWARDS ADULT FICTION 2017. WINNER DAVITT AWARDS READERS CHOICE 2017. WINNER NED KELLY AWARD BEST FIRST FICTION 2017.
Jane Harper
About the author

Jane Harper

Jane Harper is the internationally bestselling author of the The DryForce of NatureThe Lost Man and The Survivors. Her books are published in forty territories worldwide, and The Dry has been adapted into a major motion picture starring Eric Bana. Jane has won numerous top awards including the Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the Year, the Australian Indie Awards Book of the Year, the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel, and the British Book Awards Crime and Thriller Book of the Year. Jane worked as a print journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK, and now lives in Melbourne with her husband and two children.

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