Newcastle author Lee Christine talks about "Alpine crime" and Dead Horse Gap

By Michael Byrne
February 13 2022 - 6:30am

It was only recently that the term "Desert Noir" started to denote a new and acutely Australian genre of crime fiction. Authors like Jane Harper and Chris Hammer set their stories of unforgivable crimes against even less forgivable landscapes. Wherever a tragedy befell a luckless, introspective township, their geographical isolation always underscored their psychological one.

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