2017 GOLD DAGGER AWARD – BEST POLICE NOVEL
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Australia has been experiencing its worst drought in a century, and the small town of Kivara has been raining for two whole years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three members of the Handler family are found dead. It is widely believed that the head of the Handler family, Luke, committed suicide after killing his wife and six-year-old son.
Officer Aaron Falk returns to his hometown for the funeral of his childhood best friend and, against his will, is forced to participate in the investigation. As questions multiply and suspicion spreads in the city, Falk is forced to face secrets from his own past that come to the surface when he challenges the truth about his friend’s crime.
2017 INDIE BOOK AWARDS – BOOK OF THE YEAR
2017 BOOK AWARD OF THE YEAR FOR AUSTRALIA
2017 NED KELLY AWARD BEST FIRST APPEARANCE
2017 AMONG AMAZON’S TOP TITLES IN THE MYSTERY / THRILLER CATEGORY