‘He doesn’t stop running; he knows it’s him the priest most wants to kill.’ Read an excerpt from Chris Hammer’s powerful debut thriller Scrublands
Read an excerpt from Chris Hammer’s Scrublands – one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.
Chris Hammer introduces his debut novel, Scrublands, and tells us what it’s all about.
Scrublands by Chris Hammer – a compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page
In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself.