Luke Hadler turns a gun on his wife and child, then himself. The farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily. If one of their own broke under the strain, well...When Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to Kiewarra for the funerals, he is loath to confront the... show more
Luke Hadler turns a gun on his wife and child, then himself. The farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily. If one of their own broke under the strain, well...When Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to Kiewarra for the funerals, he is loath to confront the people who rejected him twenty years earlier. But when his investigative skills
Publisher: MacMillan Australia
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
It was probably a bad idea to read a crime novel set in a dying, drought-stricken, rural Aussie town when half my state is on fire and dozens of non-fictional towns are literally running out of water, but oh well. Can’t blame a four-year-old novel for being painfully relevant to current events. Depr...
I really liked this murder mystery combining an ongoing crime investigation with past secrets buried for decades in a drought-ravaged farming town in Australia. The past and present cases seem to intersect but there are a few surprises for me along the way. The story focuses on the intricacies of hu...
I’m not that into crime novels anymore, but a number generator picked this one for me, so I decided to give it a go. It was actually quite good, although I don’t think it deserves quite the amount of praise it got. Aaron Falks returns to his home in a small Australian town when a friend kills his ...
The Dry is a wonderful, complex story that depicts people who could be in a small town in the American West, or in Australia. The golden boy, Luke; his faithful friend, Aaron; the cheerleader type (Gretchen); and the darker girl (Ellie). It's a story of emotions run amuck, cast against a terrible d...
Federal Agent Aaron Falk is dragged back to the small Australian town from which he was exiled twenty years ago by the funeral of his childhood friend. It turns out that his friend has been accused of committing a horrible crime, and everyone in town believes that his death was just a simple case of...
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