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The Way It Is Now

Twenty years ago Charlie Deravin’s mother went missing near the family beach shack—believed murdered; body never found. His father has lived under a cloud of suspicion ever since.

Now Charlie’s back living in the shack in Menlo Beach, on disciplinary leave from his job with the police sex-crimes unit, and permanent leave from his marriage. After two decades worrying away at the mystery of his mother’s disappearance, he’s run out of leads.

Then the skeletal remains of two people are found in the excavation of a new building site—and the past comes crashing in on Charlie.

The Way It Is Now is the enthralling new novel from Garry Disher, one of Australia’s most loved and celebrated crime writers.

Garry Disher
About the Author

Garry Disher has published over fifty titles across multiple genres. With a growing international reputation for his best-selling crime novels, he has won four German and three Australian awards for best crime novel of the year, and been longlisted twice for a British CWA Dagger award. In 2018 he received the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement...

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Extent:
416pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
2 November 2021
ISBN:
9781922458162
AU Price:
$32.99
NZ Price:
$38.00
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Praise for Garry Disher
andThe Way It Is Now

‘Disher is one of this country’s finest writers.’

‘Disher is the gold standard for rural noir.’

‘A giant not only of crime fiction but of Australian letters.’

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    ISBN: 9781922459510
    2 November 2021
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