The Dry makes the Australian Outback come alive and breeds respect for its survivors.

Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States

I absolutely loved The Lost Man. I devoured it in a day. Her best yet!

Liane Moriarty, New York Times No.1 bestselling author of Big Little Lies

In just a couple of years, Jane Harper has soared into the first rank of contemporary crime writers

Sunday Times

Harper's intricate, beautifully woven mystery is a little masterpiece

Daily Mail

Harper has already made her own major mark

Janet Maslin, The New York Times

In The Lost Man, Jane Harper surpasses her achievement in The Dry

Weekend Australian

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

Sue Turnbull, Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Jane Harper, author of The Lost Man, The Dry and Force of Nature

Jane Harper


Jane Harper is the author of international bestsellers The Dry, Force of Nature, The Lost Man and The Survivors. Awards include the CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel, the British Book Awards Crime and Thriller Book of the Year, the Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the Year and the Australian Indie Awards Book of the Year.
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quotegraphicNew York Times

As always, Harper ... weaves a complicated, elegant web.


Another perfectly balanced, finely honed atmospheric thriller.

quotegraphicThe Times

Harper's writing is as effective as ever in setting the scene.

Out January 31


Aaron Falk is back for the last time in Jane's highly anticipated fifth novel. More...



Jane talks to The New York Times about her writing. More...

Movie latest

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Bana's back

Filming underway on sequel to smash hit The Dry. More...

Making news

Final round

Final round

The Survivors makes the shortlist for the Ned Kelly Awards. Click here

Out in the UK

Out in the UK

The Dry movie released on Sky Cinema and NOW.  Click here



St Kilda apartment where Jane created The Dry changes hands.  Click here

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