The Lost Man

The Lost Man: by the author of the Sunday Times top ten bestseller, The Dry

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 07/02/2019
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The Lost Man
Another outstanding outback novel
The Lost Man is a standalone novel rather than an Aaron Falk thriller (although there is a vague reference to a distant family link to the events in The Dr... READ MORE
Jane E Skudder


He had started to remove his clothes as logic had deserted him, and his skin was cracked. Whatever had been going through Cameron's mind when he was alive, he didn't look peaceful in death. Two brothers meet at the remote border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of the outback. In an isolated part of Australia, they are each other's nearest neighbour, their homes hours apart. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old that no one can remember who is buried there. But today, the scant shadow it casts was the last hope for their middle brother, Cameron. The Bright family's quiet existence is thrown into grief and anguish. Something had been troubling Cameron. Did he choose to walk to his death? Because if he didn't, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects...

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781408708217
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 636g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 154 x 38 mm

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The Lost Man
Dust and harsh temperatures under a monstrous sky.
“The Lost Man,” is a worthy addition to Jane Harper’s thrillers. At it’s heart is the complicated relationships within this family. It is all consuming. Gr... READ MORE
The Lost Man
Five stars not enough for this author
Loved Jane Harper's The Dry and Force of Nature, so could not wait to start reading The Lost Man. What a rollercoaster The book starts at a slow pace - in... READ MORE
Sarah Lerigo
The Lost Man
Be immersed in the Australian outback where there are more secrets than people...
I have loved both Jane Harper novels so far and this, the third is right up there. She is the Queen of the remote, raw and visceral Australian setting. Yo... READ MORE
The Lost Man
Jane Harper's best yet!
Nothing feels like a virtual trip to Australia quite like a novel written by the talented Jane Harper. The Lost Man is a terrific standalone novel that bri... READ MORE
The Lost Man
She has done it again!
Thank you to the publishers for this review copy. I have loved Jane's previous two thrillers so I had very high expectations for this one! I couldn't guess... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The Lost Man
An atmsopheric, location driven read.
There is something hauntingly claustrophobic about the outback, at least when Jane Harper portrays it. The environment is as much of a character as the hu... READ MORE
Janet E
The Lost Man
Great setting, mediocre plot
When Cameron Bright is found dead in the Australian wilderness miles from his car, his brother Nathan is determined to find out what happened. But what sec... READ MORE
The Lost Man
The Lost Man
Since they have not heard from their brother Cameron who was due to meet them, Nathan and Bub set out for the remote border of their land in the Australian... READ MORE
The Lost Man
Clever, character led thriller against the harsh background of the Australian countryside
I'm grateful to the publisher for a free copy of this book as part of it's blogtour. Nathan Bright's dog has died, his woman has left him and, even if his... READ MORE
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