Blogs in January 2019

Scrublands 6th January 2019

A dead river. A dying town. A killer’s secrets… In an isolated country town ravaged by drought, a charismatic young priest opens fire on his congregation, killing five men before being shot dead himself. A year later, journalist Martin...

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The Town 12th November 2018

This is Australia: an unnamed, dead-end town in the heart of the outback. A young writer arrives in New South Wales to research local settlements that are slowly vanishing into oblivion – but he didn’t expect these ghost towns...

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Only Killers and Thieves 6th June 2018

One scorching day in Australia deserted outback, Tommy McBride and his brother Billy return home to discover that their parents have been brutally murdered. Distraught and desperate for revenge, the young men set out in search of the killers....

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Blood Junction 17th December 2017

From CWA Debut Dagger winner…. Journalist India Kane’s trip to the Australian outback takes a horrifying turn when she arrives in the town of Cooinda to find that her best friend Lauren is missing. Seemingly no one knows what has...

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The Dry 7th January 2017

Set 500 miles from Melbourne Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, it hasn’t rained in small country town Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three members of the Hadler family...

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