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The Broken River

On sale

1st October 2024

Price: £20

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Selected: ebook / ISBN-13: 9781035410804

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The unmissable next instalment of the Nell Buchanan series, following on from the Times Crime Book of the Month (January 2024) Cover the Bones and the Crime Book of the Year 2023, Dead Man’s Creek.

Praise for Chris Hammer:

‘A masterful, stunning thriller. A twisting mystery epic in scale yet intricate in detail. Irresistible.’ Chris Whitaker

‘Epic. Shakespearean in depth and range’ The Times

‘Fierce, gripping and spine-chilling.’ Daily Mail

‘My favourite Australian detective is Nell Buchanan.’ – Ann Cleeves

‘Hammer is a great writer – a leader in Australian noir’ Michael Connelly

‘Shimmers . . . A tortured tale of blood and loss’ Val McDermid

‘Stunning – a page-turner which stays long in the memory’ Sunday Times

‘Utterly brilliant, a darkly simmering mystery.’ – Dervla McTiernan

‘Chris Hammer is at the height of his power here.’ – William Shaw

‘This novel is Hammer’s best work yet.’ The Times

‘This may well be Hammer’s best work yet. Atmospheric and thrilling. I was gripped.’ Victoria Selman

‘A vivid and gripping thriller’ Gytha Lodge

‘A complex, twisty thriller, with nuanced characters and a winding plot all set in the oppressive Australian heat.’ Lisa Hall

‘This slice of Australian noir sparkles like an opal in the blistering sun.’ Lisa Gray

‘Top-notch Aussie Noir with real heat coming off the pages.’ Christopher Fowler