I loved The Dry. Force of Nature is even better ... I adored it

Susie Steiner, bestselling author of Missing, Presumed and Persons Unknown

Jane Harper immediately takes her place among the elites in the mystery world

John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author of The Fall

Harper has already made her own major mark

Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Like The Dry, Force of Nature crackles with suspense; it radiates atmosphere

A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

Once again Harper manages to touch on something mythic in the Australian experience of the land

Sue Turnbull, Sydney Morning Herald

If her writing was any sharper, it would cut

Australian Jane Harper, author of The Lost Man, The Dry and Force of Nature

Jane Harper


Jane is one of Australia’s leading fiction authors. Her first novel, The Dry, won a multitude of awards including the British Book Awards Crime and Thriller Book of the Year and ABIA Australian Book of the Year. Film rights have been optioned to Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea.
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Force of Nature

Chapter 1 here



She has totally done it again. The Lost Man is Jane Harper's best novel yet
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quotegraphicChicago Tribune

Harper, anything but a flash in the pan, has again raised the bar for emerging crime writers
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quotegraphicEvening Standard

A heady brew that sends the reader reeling. Once again Harper leaves you gagging to know who did what
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Outback intrigue

The Lost Man

A mysterious death in the Queensland desert kicks off highly anticipated Aussie thriller. More...


Q and A.J. Finn

Jane catches up with The Woman in the Window author.

She dunnit

Barry brilliant

Top US mystery award forThe Dry. More...

Making news

Sydney interview

Sydney interview

In conversation with RN's The Hub on Books host Claire Nichols. Click here

Nibbies win

Nibbies win

The Dry  Crime and Thriller Book of the Year in the UK. Click here

Jane on BBC Radio 4

Jane on BBC Radio 4

Mariella Frostrup interviews Jane on the release of Force of NatureClick here