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Garry Disher


Australia (b.1949)

Garry Disher is one of Australia's best-known novelists.He's published over 40 books in a range of genres: crime thillers, literary/general novels, short-story collections, novels for adolescents and children, and writers' handbooks.Disher has toured Germany and the United States, where his crime and children's/YA novels have appeared on best-seller lists and receive rave reviews and awards.
 

Genres: Mystery, Children's Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
August 2024

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Sanctuary
 
Series
Wyatt
   1. Kickback (1992)
   2. Paydirt (1993)
   3. Deathdeal (1993)
   4. Crosskill (1994)
   5. Port Vila Blues (1995)
   6. The Fallout (1997)
   7. Wyatt (2010)
   8. The Heat (2016)
   9. Kill Shot (2018)
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Peninsula Crimes
   1. The Dragon Man (1999)
   2. Kittyhawk Down (2003)
   3. Snapshot (2006)
   4. Chain of Evidence (2007)
   5. Blood Moon (2009)
   6. Whispering Death (2012)
   7. Signal Loss (2016)
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Paul Hirschhausen
   1. Bitter Wash Road (2014)
     aka Hell to Pay
   2. Peace (2020)
   3. Consolation (2021)
   4. Day's End (2022)
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Novels
   Steal Away (1987)
   The Stencil Man (1988)
   The Bamboo Flute (1992)
   Ratface (1994)
   Switch Cat (1994)
   Blame the Wind (1995)
   The Sunken Road (1996)
   Walk Twenty, Run Twenty (1996)
   Ermyntrude Takes Charge (1996)
   The Apostle Bird (1997)
   The Divine Wind (1999)
   From Your Friend, Louis Deane (2000)
   Past the Headlands (2001)
   Moondyne Kate (2002)
   Two-Way Cut (2004)
   Eva's Angel (2004)
   Play Abandoned (2011)
   Her (2017)
   Under the Cold Bright Lights (2017)
   The Way It Is Now (2022)
   Sanctuary (2024)
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Collections
   Approaches (1981)
   The Difference to Me (1988)
   Flamingo Gate (1991)
   Restless (1995)
   Straight, Bent and Barbara Vine (1997)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Maddie Finn (2002)
   Good One, Erm (2013)
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Anthologies edited
   Personal Best (1990)
   Personal Best 2 (1991)
   Below the Waterline (1999)
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Series contributed to
After Dark
   12. The Half Dead (1997) (with Shaun Tan)
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Non fiction show
 
Garry Disher recommends
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Tell Me What I Am (2023)
Una Mannion
"Intense, deftly suspenseful and beautifully written. Rich characterisation, suspense and long-buried, unsettling secrets mark this beautifully written crime novel about a fractured family."
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The Night Whistler (2020)
Greg Woodland
"Troubling undercurrents swirl in a seductively involving story of small-town secrets and obsessions."
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Lost Hills (2020)
(Eve Ronin, book 1)
Lee Goldberg
"A tense, pacy read from one of America’s greatest crime and thriller writers."

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Anthologies containing stories by Garry Disher
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Dark Deeds Down Under (2022)
(Dark Deeds Down Under, book 1)
edited by
Craig Sisterson
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Crosstown Traffic (1993)
edited by
Stuart Coupe, Robert Hood and Julie Ogden
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Strange Fruit (1990)
Tales of the Unexpected
edited by
Paul Collins

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