The Dry

Announcing the 2017 Ned Kelly Award Shortlists

The Australian Crime Writers Association today announced the shortlists for the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards for the best in Australian crime writing.

Top Books of 2016 on AustCrimeFiction

This list is of standout reads from 2016, grouped into categories with no attempt whatsoever at an arbitrary number and in no particular order.

Favourite Australian Books (Crime Fiction)



Robert Goodman's Top Five Crime 2016

Robert Goodman shared his Top Five Crime novels of 2016 late last year at http://pilebythebed.com/index.php/2016/top-five-crime-2016/

There was lots of great crime this year. These are five of my favourites:

August / September on AustCrimeFiction

August and September combined because - yep I forgot.

Read / To be Reviewed:

The Falls, B. Michael Radburn (Aust)

Review - The Dry, Jane Harper

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The Dry
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9781743548059
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Crime Ficiton
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Pan MacMillan
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2016

#amreading The Dry, Jane Harper

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To be reviewed at http://www.newtownreviewofbooks.com.au

From the Blurb:

WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY?

Luke Hadler turns a gun on his wife and child, then himself. The farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily. If one of their own broke under the strain, well ...

Review - The Dry, Jane Harper

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Dry
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743548059
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Ficiton
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Dry

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY?

Luke Hadler turns a gun on his wife and child, then himself. The farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily. If one of their own broke under the strain, well ...

When Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to Kiewarra for the funerals, he is loath to confront the people who rejected him twenty years earlier. But when his investigative skills are called on, the facts of the Hadler case start to make him doubt this murder-suicide charge.

ISBN: 
9781743548059
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan
Year of Publication: 
2016