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The Dry (Aaron Falk #1)

A small town hides big secrets in this atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by an award-winning new author.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 Lukes steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now more than one person knows they didnt 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 theres more to Lukes 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....

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The Dry Aaron Falk, by Jane Harper The Dry has , ratings and , reviews Chelsea said I know it s early days, but I have a feeling this will be a top read of for me I ll go The Dry Author Jane Harper s Debut Novel The Dry is author Jane Harper s first novel Rights to The Dry, an atmospheric thriller set in rural Australia, have sold in than territories. The Dry by Jane Harper A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page turning debut mystery by award winning author Jane Harper After getting a note demanding his presence The Dry by Jane Harper, Paperback Barnes Noble Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least letters Use up arrow for mozilla firefox browser alt up arrow and down arrow for mozilla firefox browser The Dry by by Jane Harper Summary and reviews 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 The Dry A Novel Summary Study Guide The Dry A Novel Summary Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and . Reading guide for The Dry by Jane Harper BookBrowse Reading guide for The Dry by Jane Harper discussion guide for book clubs Aaron Falk Book Series Jane Harper s debut novel The Dry is an atmospheric thriller set in regional Australia The novel won the Victorian Premier s Literary Award for an Unpublished The Dry A Novel by Jane Harper Reading Guide Book Dramatic, Addictive, Interesting, BookMovement s reading guide includes discussion questions, plot summary, reviews and ratings and suggested discussion questions The Dry Jane Harper Book Depository The Dry by Jane Harper, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Dry (Aaron Falk #1) Reviews

  • Annet

    First on the scene, the flies swarmed contentedly in the heat as the blood pooled black over tiles and carpet. Outside, washing hung still on the rotary line, bone dry and stiff from the sun. A child's scooter lay abandoned on the stepping stone path. Just one human heart beat within a kilometer radius of the farm. So nothing reacted when deep inside the house, the baby started crying...

    An entertaining, easy & quick read. Well written psychological crime thriller, full of tension and atmosp
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  • Linda

    "But you know what it's like here, mate. It takes a lot for people to be willing to stand up and rock the boat. It was the same then as it is now."

    Aaron Falk returns to the small farming community of his boyhood. The souls of its citizens are as dry and withered as the devastating drought that has taken root in the blanched soil. There's ne'er a sprout of welcoming for him here in Kiewarra.

    But shock is the only apparent current running through this town. Falk's best friend of his youth, Luke Had
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  • Julie

    The Dry by Jane Harper is a 2017 Flatiron Books publication.

    This is my kind of mystery/thriller!

    When Aaron returns to his hometown to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, Luke, he intends to make a retreat back to his life as a federal agent, as quickly as possible.

    But, Luke’s grieving parents ask him to use his talents to look into Luke’s financial affairs, in hopes of finding answers as to why their son killed his wife and son and then shot himself. The chances are slim to none that A
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  • Suzanne

    5 unflinchingly bright hot stars for 'The Dry'

    Love having reading friends to share books with! Thanks Mel. Very glad to have unexpectedly stumbled across this one, considering I’d had a recent conversation with my local bookstore manager where she’d mentioned it’s their top seller. I always ask her what is the current best seller. Best seller it is.

    A dazzling debut where again I am left wondering, what’s debut-ish about this work? The entire read I was chopping and changing my mind about who kil
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  • Kevin Ansbro

    I was drawn to this arid Australian crime thriller by a desert storm of five-star reviews, not to mention the fact that this was the Sunday Times Crime Book of the Year.

    Hmmm…

    *Fold his arms and sighs*

    I’m not saying that this was a bad book … it was OK … though the storyline (for me) was flat, improbable, slow-paced and bereft of suspense.

    Apart from that, it was fine!

    Bland federal agent, Aaron Falk, returns to the small Outback town of his childhood for the funeral of his best friend (and best fri
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  • Karen

    So this is a really good debut novel about a farming community in Australia, the murder of a young family..father, mother, young son, but their baby left unharmed.

    This story also goes back and forth from present time to 20 yrs earlier when this father and his group of four friends were growing up there.

    One of the group, Falk, is now a cop from the another city, who comes to town for the funeral of his friend and his family, and ends up on the case to try and find the killer. There are lots of p
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  • Brenda

    This one's a stunner!

    Kiewarra near Melbourne Australia is in the midst of a severe drought. The ground is hard and cracked, plants are dead and brown, and the river is bone dry. The residents are all under stress economically. When a farmer, Luke Hadler, appears to have killed his wife and child and then committed suicide, the powder keg is ready.

    Aaron Falk, a federal police officer in Melbourne, receives a note that draws him back to the town he left twenty years ago. "Luke lied. You lied. Be a
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  • Debbie

    There in The Dry, it’s raining 5-star reviews, and here I sit, trying to get right with my 3-star drip-drop. Maybe I’m using silly water analogies because I’m remembering how parched this locale is, a small farm town in Australia, and I need some liquid. I’m sure that a big part of the allure of this story (about a guy, Falk, who is trying to solve a heinous crime) is its vivid, scorched setting. Everything is hot and dry and slow. I didn’t feel the heat for some reason, but I definitely felt th ...more