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Chris Hammer


Australia

Chris Hammer has been a journalist for over twenty-five years. He has been an international correspondent for SBS TV's flagship current affairs program Dateline, the chief political correspondent for The Bulletin and a senior political journalist for The Age. His non-fiction book, The River, published by Melbourne University Publishing in 2010 to critical acclaim, was the recipient of the ACT Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Walkley Book Award and the Manning Clark House National Cultural Award. 
 

Genres: Mystery
 
New and upcoming books
Series
Martin Scarsden
   1. Scrublands (2018)
   2. Silver (2019)
   3. Trust (2020)
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Detective Nell Buchanan
   1. Opal Country (2021)
     aka Treasure and Dirt
   2. Dead Man's Creek (2022)
     aka The Tilt
   3. Cover the Bones (2023)
     aka The Seven
   4. The Valley (2024)
   5. The Broken River (2025)
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Chris Hammer recommends
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Smoke (2024)
Michael Brissenden
"The best crime book I've read this year."
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The Pit (2023)
Peter Papathanasiou
"Outback noir with the noir dailled right up. I loved it."
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Dying to Know (2023)
Rae Cairns
"This book is a cracker - a genuine page turner. It kept me guessing all the way. Geneva Leighton is a brilliant protagonist - tough and resourceful, yet vulnerable and caring."

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Awards
2019 John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger : Scrublands

Award nominations
2024 CWA Gold Dagger (longlist) : Dead Man's Creek
2020 Barry Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : Scrublands


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