The Dry, Jane Harper
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The Dry

Author: Jane Harper

Narrator: Stephen Shanahan

Unabridged: 9 hr 58 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 01/10/2017


*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**Winner of the CWA's Gold Dagger Award*“A breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. Harper dreams up…You’ll love [her] sleight of hand…A secret on every page.” —The New York Times“One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read… Every word is near perfect.” —David BaldacciA small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke’s steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now more than one person knows they didn’t tell the truth back then, and Luke is dead.Amid the worst drought in a century, Falk and the local detective question what really happened to Luke. As Falk reluctantly investigates to see if there’s more to Luke’s death than there seems to be, long-buried mysteries resurface, as do the lies that have haunted them. And Falk will find that small towns have always hidden big secrets.

Author Bio

Australian author, Jane Harper, is an international bestselling crime novelist. She received her education in the UK, where she was born, but returned to Australia in 2008 where she had gained citizenship. By 2011 she had a position with the Herald Sun in Melbourne. In 2014, she submitted her first short story that won a place in The Big Issue's annual Fiction Edition.

After her short story received acclaim, she was inspired to pursue a serious role in creative writing. Her first novel was The Dry, which won a literary award in 2015, and will be released as a feature film in the future. Her premier novel was followed by The Force of Nature, and The Lost Man.

Harper's crime novels have won her numerous top awards. She now resides in bayside Melbourne with her husband and daughter.