Int BookRing "The Dry" Jane Harper (2017) (atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery set in Australia)

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There is a lot being said about this book right now, so wanted to share it out into the BC Community.
"A quintessential Australian story beautifully told."
Winner of the Gold Australian Book Industry Award for Book of the Year 2017.

Jane Harper is an author who won the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript for her novel The Dry. The $15,000 award was presented at the opening night of the 2015 Emerging Writers Festival. Harper's winning manuscript was chosen from a shortlist of three from more than 130 entries.
The Dry tells `the story of a city policeman who is dragged back to the country township he fled years earlier to investigate a multiple homicide'.
The Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript is administered by the Wheeler Centre.

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, 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 Luke’s steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now more than one person knows they didn’t 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 there’s more to Luke’s 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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Sedna5213 (Germany - Int shipping)
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dutch-book (Netherlands - Int shipping) <<------- Book is here
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Am in Germany and can send anywhere.


I'm in Switzerland and would like to send within Europe. I'll be travelling as of July so if it doesn't arrive before I leave it might have to wait until mid August... thanks for drawing attention to this one.


wingReetPetitewing 2 yrs ago
Me please
I was looking at this in Waterstones.
I'm in the UK & can post anywhere. Thanks


...I popped this in the mail to Sedna5213 this morning, so its on its way!
Hopefully more people will sign up to receive this great book and we can give it a great world tour.


I'm in the USA, and happy to ship anywhere.


so count me in. Happy to post anywhere. :-)


I'm in France and can mail anywhere.


.....the first member of this ring enjoyed the book.
Any more participants?


Indeed! I enjoyed it a lot. Will send it off to next reader shortly.


I am in Germany and can send internationally...


freuju 1 yr ago
Me too!
I am also in Germany and can post it to anywhere. Thanks for the offer, I'm really curious!


Sounds like a great book!
I'm in Germany and can send anywhere.


I'm in France, you can put me after Bookfroster at the end of the ring, it suits me very well ! I can send in Europe only due to postal costs.



Yes it is still open


Yes it is still open

Can I join?


Can I join?

Please let me know your shipping preference


Can I join?

Please let me know your shipping preference

As it is an international ring I can ship anywhere. We only have one international postal rate in the Netherlands, so let me ship to another continent.


I just saw that I'm twice on the list (after Bookfrogster too).


JemmaJ - I am in the UK and I can post Worldwide

((Posted in the wrong account?!))


Difficult to put down.


Difficult to put down.

Yes, I'm the next on the ring ! Again one wonderful page-turner reading for my summer holidays !


Finally, I took a "bad choice" from my summer Holiday English reading, so "The dry" is staying at home. But I'm starting it tonight, and try to read it fast for following to the next on the line.


I'm in Germany and can send international.


Me, please. Malaysia and can mail International.


if I can be squeezed in so that I am sending to the US. Thanks.


I've removed susanna_koh due to inactivity


dvg 1 yr ago
I'm interested!
Hi! Thanks for offering this as a Ray!

I would love to read this and pass it along to someone in the US.


wingJ4shawwing 11 mos ago
dvg PM'ed...
….to let me know they have received a copy of this book as a RABCK so has been removed from this ring.
Anyone else wanting to read it before it comes home to me?


Yes, please, can it transit via Ireland???


wingWilenawing 11 mos ago
if it is still possible ! I'm in France.


I will start reading soon. If no one from US who can ship to Europe joins before I am ready to ship, I can ship to Europe. But the book will have to go surface as it is quite a big book.


since no one from US shows an interest, I will send it to Wilena.


I'm in Belarus and can ship internationally


finally. I am sorry for the delay. I have been very busy the last two weeks and only managed to send the book today.


I got my own copy while traveling, could you please remove me from the ring?


I'm in the UK - can ship international



I will post it to Estelle till the end of the week !



Travelling to the U.K.


Thanks for your PM J4shaw, I would like to join. Int'l shipping is OK.


Have this one on my wish list .


Still accepting signups, before the book travels to Iceland and then comes back to me in the USA


I'm in Ireland and I would prefer Europe shipping but if necessary I can ship internationally. Thank you


In the UK and will post anywhere.


Can send international if needed.


The book is with me, thank you!


wingJ4shawwing 1 mo ago
Any more interest?



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