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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472255334

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 1st October 2019

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The superb new novel from the international No.1 bestselling author of Scrublands.

‘Vivid and mesmerising’ Sunday Times

‘Hammer is a great writer – a leader in Australian noir’ Michael Connelly, bestselling author of Dark Sacred Night

Journalist Martin Scarsden returns to Port Silver to make a fresh start with his partner Mandy. But he arrives to find his childhood friend murdered – and Mandy is the prime suspect. Desperate to clear her name, Martin goes searching for the truth.

The media descends on the coastal town, compelled by a story that has it all: sex, drugs, celebrity, and religion. Martin is chasing the biggest scoop of his career, and the most personal.

As Martin draws closer to a killer, the secrets of his traumatic childhood come to the surface, and he must decide what is more important – the story or his family…


Praise for award-winning author CHRIS HAMMER:

Shimmers . . . A tortured tale of blood and loss’ VAL MCDERMID

‘Stunning . . . a page-turner that stays long in the memory’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘An almost perfect crime novel … Intelligent, thought-provoking, great
narrative energy’ ANN CLEEVES

‘Compelling, original and brilliantly executed – an excellent thriller from a new master of Australian noir’ CHARLES CUMMING

‘Tense, heart-squeezing and absolutely addictive – Silver is one to read again and again’ GYTHA LODGE, bestselling author of She Lies in Wait

‘With their small-town Australian setting, brilliantly complex plots involving corruption and cruelty, Chris hammer’s crime novels are as compelling as they are topical. Alongside Jane Harper, he is in the vanguard of Australian noir’ Amanda Craig, author of The Lie of the Land

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Shimmers ... A tortured tale of blood and loss
Val McDermid on 'Scrublands'
Stunning ... Scrublands is that rare combination, a page-turner that stays long in the memory
Sunday Times on 'Scrublands'
Compelling, original and brilliantly executed - an excellent thriller from a new master of Australian noir
Charles Cumming, author of A Foreign Country
Silver is the perfect sequel to Scrublands - dark, twisty and atmospheric, with writing so real you can almost feel the blistering heat of the Australian summer. I savoured every page, I didn't want it to end
Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me

A Martin Scarsden Thriller