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Force of Nature

A Novel

by Jane Harper

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Force of Nature by Jane Harper
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    Feb 2018, 320 pages
    Paperback:
    Jan 8, 2019, 352 pages

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When a hiker goes missing in the Australian bush, , secrets and betrayal among friends are exposed, and Agent Aaron Falk investigates.

Force of Nature, Jane Harper's sequel to The Dry, garnered 4+ stars from 33 out of 37 First Impression reviewers, for an impressive average score of 4.5.

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Force of Nature centers around the disappearance of Alice Russell while she is on a team-building retreat in the Australian bush with four female colleagues. The women become lost in the wilderness and Alice goes missing. The others make it out of the forest but they all claim not to know what happened to Alice. Federal Agent Aaron Falk (first encountered in Harper's debut, The Dry) becomes involved because Alice is an informant in an ongoing case. The story switches between the current search for Alice and flashbacks to what happened to the five women in the bush. The flashbacks have a Lord of the Flies quality as the frightened women turn on each other as their situation becomes more desperate (Terri...

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