Australian noir

Updated November 15, 2022
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Deadman's track
Barrie, Sarah
Alone in the wilderness, they are picked off one by one ... Gripping, standalone romantic thriller from an author at the top of her game, for readers of The Dark Lake and The Dry. A tragic accident, a terrible crime, an unknown threat ... Scarred by a recent tragedy on...
The dry
Harper, Jane
WINNER ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017WINNER ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017"I devoured it in just over 24 hours ... Spellbinding" Ian Rankin"A breathless pageturner ... A secret on every page" The New York Times "One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read ... Read it!" David BaldacciWHO...
Stevenson, Benjamin
'An outstanding debut - confident, compelling, with a surprise around every corner. I loved it' Jane Harper, author of The Dry Four years ago, in the small town of Birravale, Eliza Daley was murdered. Within hours, her killer was caught. Wasn't he? So...
In the clearing
Pomare, J. P.
'another breathtaking page-turner from the author of CALL ME EVIE' - Christian White, bestselling author of The Nowhere ChildHOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY?Amy has only ever known life in the Clearing. She knows what's expected of her. She knows what to do to...
The lost man
Harper, Jane
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorTwo brothers meet at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback of Queensland. The third brother lies dead at their feet. Something caused Cam, the middle child who had been in charge of the family homestead, to die alone in the...
Night whistler, the
Woodland, Greg
It's 1966. Hal and his little brother, newly arrived in Moorabool with their parents, are exploring the creek near their new home when they find the body of a dog, mutilated. Constable Mick Goodenough, recently demoted from his city job as a detective, is also new in town - and one of his dogs has...
Resurrection Bay
Viskic, Emma
Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has always lived on the outside - watching, picking up tell-tale signs people hide in a smile, a cough, a kiss. When a childhood friend is murdered, a sense of guilt and a determination to prove his own innocence sends Caleb on a hunt for the...
Ridgeview station
Trant, Michael
A vast outback property. An unforgettable season. A family's fight to save their livelihood. A sweeping tale of love and loss, and the highs and lows of life on the land, from an utterly authentic new voice in rural fiction.
Hammer, Chris
Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.
Swann, Leah
Emotional, powerful, unforgettable. From a stunning new literary talent, you won't be able to put down this novel about a mother's love for her children - it will break your heart. Winner, 2021 Davitt Award, Best Debut Novel 'With visceral prose and a tense narrative...
Katzen, Hayley
When urban academic Hayley Katzen moves to a remote Australian cattle property to live with her farmer girlfriend, she hopes, at last, to find home.   But this is no happy-ever-after tree change. Lecture halls, law reform and the arts are replaced with castrating...
The wife and the widow
White, Christian
Brandi, Mark
In the long, hot summer of 1989, Ben and Fab are best friends. Growing up in a small country town, they spend their days playing cricket, yabbying in local dams, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not talking about how Fab's dad hits him or how the sudden death of Ben's next-door neighbour...

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