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The silver age of crime

On the Radar — Sometimes we’ve got to stay on our toes as we report on the latest crime fiction releases. The press copy of Silver by Chris Hammer went around with an on sale date of 9 January attached, but we ran our routine…
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Scrublands

Chris Hammer’s debut is set in a sleepy rural town in Western New South Wales. Riversend is a spot where nothing much ever happens until one day when the local priest opens fire outside his church, killing five men before being killed himself. Journalist Martin…
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Scrublands

Written by Chris Hammer — In recent years, Australia has been the setting for some of crime fiction’s best-received novels. Think of The Dry by Jane Harper, Helen FitzGerald’s The Cry and Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic and you’ll get my drift. Time to add…
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