Silver (Hardback)
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Silver (Hardback)

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Hardback 576 Pages / Published: 09/01/2020
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A key proponent of Australian noir, Hammer follows up the brilliant Scrublands with a menacing tale of murder and childhood secrets that cements his reputation as one of the finest thriller writers around. As a journalist hungry for the big scoop faces a stark choice between securing the story or confronting his troubled past, Silver ramps up the tension to a near unbearable degree.  

An enthralling and propulsive new thriller from the author of Scrublands

A homecoming marred by blood
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.

A terrible crime
The media descends on Port Silver, 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.

A past he can't escape
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...

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472255358
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 840 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 50 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'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

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“A Marvellous Sequel!”

Chris Hammer's follow-up to his marvellous Australian crime fiction début, Scrublands, proves his remarkable talent in this gritty hard-hitting novel.

In this instalment, the action moves to Port Silver, a... More

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“Interesting sequek”

I really enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with Martin again and join him in investigating a complex crime and also exploring his past.
It is a very long book however, and I did feel the story could've been... More

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KimG9

“Excellent Aussie intrigue”

The peerless Chris Hammer recaptures the magic of his previous outing, Scrublands, in this intricate thriller full of Aussie charm. Having loved Scrublands, it was a joy to catch up with Martin and Mandy as they... More

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