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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Silver
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'Martin Scarsden returns in the sequel to the bestselling Scrublands.

'For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping.

'He'd vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin knows their chance of a new life together won't come again.

'Martin arrives to find his best friend from school days brutally murdered, and Mandy the chief suspect. With the police curiously reluctant to pursue other suspects, Martin goes searching for the killer. And finds the past waiting for him.

'He's making little progress when a terrible new crime starts to reveal the truth. The media descend on Port Silver, attracted by a story that has it all: sex, drugs, celebrity and religion. Once again, Martin finds himself in the front line of reporting.

'Yet the demands of deadlines and his desire to clear Mandy are not enough: the past is ever present.

'An enthralling and propulsive thriller from the acclaimed and bestselling author of Scrublands.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Sequel to Scrublands.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2019 .
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      Extent: 576p.
      Note/s:
      • Published October 2019
      ISBN: 9781760632991

Works about this Work

Prodigal Pursuit of a Silver Lining Robyn Walton , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26 October 2019; (p. 21)

— Review of Silver Chris Hammer , 2019 single work novel

'This follow-up novel is as much about the protagonist’s personal growth in facing his demons as it is about crime in a small town, writes Robyn Walton' 

A Question of Character Stephen Romei , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 September 2019; (p. 16)

'Crime writer Chris Hammer knows plot matters but he thinks people are even more important, as he tells Stephen Romei' 

Prodigal Pursuit of a Silver Lining Robyn Walton , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26 October 2019; (p. 21)

— Review of Silver Chris Hammer , 2019 single work novel

'This follow-up novel is as much about the protagonist’s personal growth in facing his demons as it is about crime in a small town, writes Robyn Walton' 

A Question of Character Stephen Romei , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 September 2019; (p. 16)

'Crime writer Chris Hammer knows plot matters but he thinks people are even more important, as he tells Stephen Romei' 

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