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Scrublands In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation killing five parishioners before being shot dead hi

  • Title: Scrublands
  • Author: Chris Hammer
  • ISBN: 1760632988
  • Page: 205
  • Format: Paperback
  • In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy But the stories he hears from the locals ab In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy But the stories he hears from the locals about the priest and incidents leading up to the shooting don t fit with the accepted version of events his own newspaper reported in an award winning investigation Martin can t ignore his doubts, nor the urgings of some locals to unearth the real reason behind the priest s deadly rampage.Just as Martin believes he is making headway, a shocking new development rocks the town, which becomes the biggest story in Australia The media descends on Riversend and Martin is now the one in the spotlight His reasons for investigating the shooting have suddenly become very personal Wrestling with his own demons, Martin finds himself risking everything to discover a truth that becomes darker and 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.A compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page Get A Copy Kindle Store KoboOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook De

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    1. Chris Hammer

      Chris HammerChris Hammer was a journalist for than thirty years, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV s flagship current affairs program Dateline He has reported from than 30 countries on six continents In Canberra, roles included chief political correspondent for Th Chris HammerChris Hammer was a journalist for than thirty years, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV s flagship current affairs program Dateline He has reported from than 30 countries on six continents In Canberra, roles included chief political correspondent for The Bulletin, current affairs correspondent for SBS TV and a senior political journalist for The Age His first book, The River, published in 2010 to critical acclaim, was the recipient of the ACT Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Walkley Book Award and the Manning Clark House National Cultural Award Chris has a bachelor s degree in journalism from Charles Sturt University and a master s degree in international relations from the Australian National University He lives in Canberra with his wife, Dr Tomoko Akami The couple have two children

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    1. Chris Hammer joins the rising number of illustrious writers in the Aussie Noir genre, and his debut novel is a humdinger of a riveting and atmospheric crime read It is set in the remote and isolated dying town of Riverend, surrounded by mulga scrubland It has acquired a notorious reputation as the place where a charismatic and popular young priest, Byron Swift, inexplicably shot and killed 5 people at St James Church, only to be shot dead himself by Constable Robbie Haus Jones Riverend has be Ch [...]


    2. Journalist Martin Scarsden was sent from his newspaper in Sydney, to the small town of Riversend in rural Victoria to cover the one year anniversary of the killings by a young priest of five members of his congregation, and how the town was coping in the aftermath of the tragedy The incessant heat, the relentless drought, the hopelessness of the people all struck Martin immediately Shops had closed, the pub was no longer in operation was the town dying But as Martin tried to interview the Journa [...]


    3. A lot goes on in this novel and I do mean a lot A seasoned but burned out journalist descends upon a dying town in the Australian outback to cover the aftermath of a mass shooting Over the course of two weeks he encounters suicides, romance, murders, a car accident, fires and on and on This novel is overcrowded with occurrences The romance is a bit creepy and should have been cut but I did like the portrayal of some very eccentric characters I do think this is a solid debut and look forward A lo [...]


    4. Lies and calumnies, a loss of perspective, the past bearing down One year ago, a priest laid waste to five men, coolly mowing them down from the front steps of the church The priest is then shot and killed by the town constable Who was this priest A man of God, an impostor with an agenda, or something else entirely Journalist Martin Scarsden is sent to Riversend to do a followup article on how the town is faring after the horrific affair He finds the small town to be withering, dying Lies and ca [...]


    5. Scrublands is a multilayered investigative crime novel which starts off as a seemingly simple assignment for journalist Martin Scarsden when he is sent by the Sydney Morning Herald to write a follow up feature on a mass shooting that occurred a year ago Martin is still having nightmares about his last assignment in the Gaza strip where he endured a horrifying experience that nearly killed him and his editor thinks this assignment will help him recover When Martin arrives in the small rural tow S [...]


    6. Australian Rural Crime has arrived, there are novels showing up everywhere claiming this as their sub genre, and SCRUBLANDS is the one that everyone is talking about Film rights have been sold, everyone s reading it, most are raving about the book.So having a contrary opinion is obviously going to go down like a lead balloon, but in this case, this reader has to beg to differ Personally, after reading, SCRUBLANDS, it s staying with me as an airport thriller style novel shoe horned into a rural A [...]


    7. It is, he knows full well, growing into a perfect summer story in the great tradition of Lindy Chamberlain and Schapelle Corby A heady mixture of murder, religion and sex a beautiful femme fatale to feed to the cameras, as well as perhaps the most crucial element of all mystery Why did Byron Swift open fire Who did murder the pretty young backpackers Were they raped and tortured, as alleged by the competition papers All around Australia, at barbecues and bars, at cafes and canteens, at h It is, [...]


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