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Tag: The Dry

Jane Harper blew us away with her debut novel The Dry, and she did it again with Force of Nature. Now we have The Lost Man and this is not one to be missed. There are rumours that this is her best yet… Don’t believe us? Have a read of the prologue and a few pages of the first chapter. 🏜️ About the book: The man lay still in the centre of a dusty grave under a monstrous sky. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun …

Congratulations to the brilliant Jane Harper on her third Sisters in Crime Davitt Award win! Her latest novel Force of Nature took home this year’s Readers’ Choice award. From Jane Harper’s speech: I am absolutely delighted that Force of Nature has received the Readers’ Choice Davitt Award. It is a genuine honour to be recognised by readers, especially those who know books and the genre as well as the Sisters in Crime members do. There is nothing I love more as a writer than to hear that readers have enjoyed my …

Our very own Jane Harper’s stunning debut novel, The Dry, is continuing to make a splash – even internationally! It has been longlisted for UK’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. “The prize was created to celebrate the very best in crime fiction and is open to UK and Irish crime authors” according to their website. As Jane is British-born, she is an eligible candidate! Other Pan Macmillan and Picador authors who have made the longlist are Ann Cleeves for her book The Seagull and Emma Flint for Little …

Calling all book lovers! The Australian Book Industry and Better Reading need your help to decide on the best ABIA-winning book of all time! In doing so, you’ll go into the running to win two VIP tickets to this year’s ABIAs (including flights and accommodation) plus a copy of ALL the ABIA winning Books of the Year. That’s a lot of books… All you have to do is choose from a shortlist of 12 previous ABIA-winning books and explain why, in 25 words or less, this was your choice. Entries will …

Jane Harper has had international recognition with THE DRY winning Gold at the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers last night in London, UK. The Gold Dagger is a prestigious award, given to the best crime novel of the year. Jane is the third Australian author to win. The CWA Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. These prestigious awards started in 1955, less than two years after the Association was founded. It’s amazing (but not surprising) to see The Dry continuing to make an impact worldwide – …

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