A well-paced and thoroughly enjoyable piece of Australian-noir. Draws on the 'feel' of Jim Thompson et al. without falling into age-old American noir tropes.
Leif G.W. Persson
Just what do you do to a man who has raped and murdered a young girl when the criminal justice system has no remedy to offer? A modern Scandi-crime take on Arthur Conan Doyle.
A stunning conclusion to the Belltree Trilogy’s overarching mystery, an insightful comment on Australian history, past and present.
Maxine Beneba Clarke
A powerful memoir and important reflection on Australia’s shameful and deeply ingrained racism.
A compelling and intelligent story of survival in a bleak but beautiful Australian coastal setting.
Top-notch Aussie rural literary noir. A deeply unsettling exploration of boyhood and the rippling damage of child sexual assault.
Nesbø is back to his best with a gripping and dark Harry Hole thriller. Tinder-users beware, your date may have a thirst for blood.
The dark and intense follow-up to one hell of a debut. ‘A wasteland of shattered people’ and some killer dialogue set in the oppressive heat of an Australian summer.
A tensely atmospheric debut set in a deep English winter. Explores the edge of adolescence, survival and friendship.