Trust

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On a bright sunny day in Port Silver, ex-journalist Martin Scarsden misses a call from his girlfriend Mandy. Checking his voicemail later, all he hears is her terrified scream before the phone cuts off. Back at the house, he finds a policeman unconscious on the floor, and Mandy gone. So starts a twisting tale of intrigue and danger, as Martin probes the past of the woman he loves, a woman who has buried her former life deep. And for the first time, Mandy finds denial impossible, now the body of a man has been discovered – a man to whom she was engaged to marry. It’s time to face her demons once and for all; it’s time she learned how to trust.

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The stunning new novel from the No.1 international bestselling author of Scrublands and ‘master of Australian noir’ Chris Hammer.

On a bright sunny day in Port Silver, ex-journalist Martin Scarsden misses a call from his girlfriend Mandy. Checking his voicemail later, all he hears is her terrified scream before the phone cuts off.

Back at the house, he finds a policeman unconscious on the floor, and Mandy gone.

So starts a riveting tale of intrigue and danger, as Martin probes the hidden past of the woman he loves. But can he trust her, once her shocking secrets are finally revealed?

Praise for Chris Hammer

‘The best Australian crime novel for years’ The Times

‘Shimmers . . . A tortured tale of blood and loss’ Val McDermid

‘Intelligent, thought-provoking – an almost-perfect crime novel’ Ann Cleeves

‘Hammer is a great writer – a leader in Australian noir’ Michael Connelly

‘Stunning – a page-turner which stays long in the memory’ Sunday Times

‘Hammer’s writing is so evocative the heat practically rises off the pages’ Guardian

‘A dark and brilliant thriller’ Mail On Sunday

Additional information

Weight 0.34 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.8 × 3.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

466

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K