After receiving a letter from his childhood friend's father, Aaron Falk, a Melbourne police officer specializing in financial fraud, drives five hours north to the drought-stricken town of Kiewarra for the funeral of that friend Luke who has allegedly murdered his wife and son and then killed himself.
The unraveling of this murder/suicide mystery, after Luke's father asks Falk to stay and investigate his concerns, takes place over the ensuing days as Falk and Raco, the new local police officer, unofficially investigate the crime. It is clear Falk feels very uncomfortable being back in his home town and is reluctant to stay any length of time.
Falk is an interesting choice of protagonist because his past, which he'd thought was well behind him, flashes back when he comes across various local characters and places that remind him of another tragedy his ...
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