Authors and guests Chris Hammer

Chris Hammer is an award-winning Australian crime fiction novelist, author of the internationally bestselling Martin Scarsden series: Scrublands, Silver and Trust.

Scrublands was an instant bestseller upon publication in 2018, shortlisted for major writing awards in Australia, the UK and the United States. It was named the Sunday Times Crime Novel of the Year 2019, and won the prestigious UK Crime Writers’ Association ‘New Blood’ Dagger Award.

His most recent book is The Seven is a compelling thriller filled with intrigue, emotional depth and an evocative sense of place—where nothing is ever quite what it seems.

Chris has also written two non-fiction books, The River (2010) and The Coast (2012).

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