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The Strip (Signed Paperback)

The Strip (Signed Paperback)

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 "A terrific neo-noir from an exciting new voice in Australian crime fiction' - Adrian McKinty, author of The Chain.


NOVEL (225 pages)

Published by Echo Publishing (AUS)

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Can you trust anyone in seedy streets of small town Queensland?

Nate, a student and part-time drug dealer, is about to find out. After discovering a mysterious suitcase, Nate is forced to navigates a world of deception, betrayal, and murder. With a cast of unforgettable characters and a lightning fast plot that will keep you guessing until the very end, this book is a rollercoaster ride.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey through the dark side of Australia. The Student is high-paced, hardboiled regional noir: fresh, gritty, unnerving, with a stark and lonely beauty.

Blurb: Gatton, Queensland. 1994. Nate is a student, dealing weed on the side. A girl called Maya Kibby is dead. No one knows who killed her. Nate needs to refresh his supply, but his friend and dealer is missing. Nate is high. He is alone. Being hunted for the suitcase he’s found and haunted by its contents. And as things turn from bad to worse, Nate uncovers far more than he bargained for.

‘The Student takes the campus novel and mines within it a dark seam of violence, deception and suspense in prose that burns with a fierce propulsion’  -David Whish-Wilson

This is the paperback edition.

13.5 x 21 cm | 5 x 8 inches.


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