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Scrublands: Chris Hammer.

Scrublands: Chris Hammer.
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ISBN 9781760636333 (ebook) :
Author Hammer, Chris, 1960-
Title Scrublands [electronic resource] / Chris Hammer.
Publisher/Date Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2018.
Pagination etc. 1 online resource : map (black and white)
Series Martin Scarsden 1
Contents note Previously issued in print: Crow's Nest: Allen & Unwin, 2018.
Summary Note In an isolated country town ravaged by drought, a charismatic young priest opens fire on his congregation, killing five men before being shot dead himself. A year later, journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy. But the stories he hears from the locals don't fit with the accepted version of events. Just as Martin believes he is making headway, a shocking discovery rocks the town. The bodies of two backpackers - missing since the time of the massacre - are found in the scrublands. The media descends on Riversend and Martin is the one in the spotlight. Wrestling with his own demons, Martin finds himself risking everything to uncover a truth that becomes more complex with every twist. But there are powerful forces determined to stop him, and he has no idea how far they will go to make sure the town's secrets stay buried.
Subject Country life -- New South Wales -- Riverina -- Fiction
Droughts -- New South Wales -- Riverina -- Fiction
Priests -- Fiction
Mass murder -- New South Wales -- Fiction
Secrecy -- Fiction
Journalists -- Fiction
-- Investigation -- Fiction.
Australian fiction
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