The Broken Shore: scintillating crime in the dry heat of Australia - Peter Temple (Paperback) 03-02-2011 Winner of CWA Duncan Lawrie Dagger 2007. Short-listed for Basta Oversatta Kriminalroman (Best Translated Crime Novel) 2008.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING, CWA GOLD DAGGER-WINNING AND NED KELLY AWARD-RECEIVING CRIME POWERHOUSE: read The Broken Shore and become hooked on Peter Temple. 'A masterpiece' John Lanchester 'Read page one and I challenge you not to finish it' Independent on Sunday Haunted by his last case, homicide detective Joe Cashin has fled Melbourne and returned to his hometown, running its one-man police station while his wounds heal and his nightmares fade. But when a local man is attacked and left for dead, Cashin's recovery is put on hold. And in a small town where everyone knows everyone, he finds himself standing alone fighting a battle against corruption and prejudice. Loved The Broken Shore? Then move straight to its award-winning sequel, Truth: 'The Broken Shore was good; Truth is better' Independent