Resurrection Bay won the 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut, as well as an unprecedented three Davitt Awards in Australia. It was also shortlisted for both the CWA Gold and New Blood Daggers in the UK.
For fans of Jane Harper, Jo Nesbo and Peter Temple’s Jack Irish thrillers
The main character, private eye Caleb Zelic, is deaf - this is dealt with brilliantly by the author, who studied sign language in order to understand her character better
Praise for the Caleb Zelic thrillers:
’Stunning…original and splendidly plotted [with] a superb cast of main characters’ The Times, Crime Book of the Month
’An Australian thriller at its finest. A captivating read from first page to last’ Jane Harper, author of The Dry
’Ned Kelly Award-winner Viskic combines nuanced characters and thoughtful plotting in her impressive sequel to Resurrection Bay’ Publishers Weekly (starred review)
’Trailing literary prizes in its wake…superbly characterized…well above most contemporary crime fiction’ Financial Times, Books of the Year
’More than lives up to its hype…Fierce, fast-moving, violent…it is as exciting a debut as fellow Australian Jane Harper’s The Dry, and I can think of no higher praise’ Daily Mail
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