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The astounding follow up to Only Killers and Thieves: murder and obsession in the Australian outback, and a nation in denial about its past.
Death follows Tommy McBride everywhere. Five years ago his family was murdered, now a freak accident sends him fleeing into the wilderness of the Australian outback with a man lying dead in his wake. But Tommy is haunted by even worse - as children, he and his brother Billy witnessed the state-sanctioned massacre of the Kurrong people, and they haven't seen each other since.
When an official inquiry is launched into the massacre, the successful life that Billy has built for himself comes under threat. He desperately needs to find Tommy, long disappeared into the bush. And he's not the only one - ruthless Inspector Noone, the man with perhaps the most to hide, is on Tommy's trail as well.
'Dust Off the Bones is a terrific sequel to one of my favourite novels of the last few years and takes us in a new and wholly unexpected direction with many of our favourite characters from Only Killers and Thieves. Highly recommended' - Adrian McKinty