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Return: Fleur McDonald’s Detective Dave Barrows returns in his latest novel, Rising Dust, out now. Image: Allen and Unwin

The mystery of the backcountry returns with crime writer Fleur McDonald’s latest thriller.

Popular McDonald’s sleuth Dave Burrows is back in another appearance, following last year’s. something to hide.

Burrows has appeared in more than a dozen of the author’s mystery novels, and the new Rising dust particularly hits close to home for the character.

After a devastating family tragedy, the detective is abundantly clear that his wife Mel is no longer interested in their marriage.

But before he can talk to her about it, Burrow and his partner Bob Holden are sent to investigate an alleged theft of sheep at a train station north of Carnarvon.

They realize very quickly that the crime is more than just stock theft.

As a ferocious tropical storm floods their airstrip and uncovers more than expected, Burrows and Holden find themselves isolated, outnumbered, and in extraordinary danger.

Burrows must deal with the guilt and trauma of his past before he can move on – and maybe this time there’s no way out.

To celebrate the release of Rising dustACM has 10 copies to give away, thanks to our good friends at Allen and Unwin.

For your chance to win, simply fill out the form below and tell us in 25 words or less which Australian mystery is still on your mind.

Closing of registrations on Tuesday, April 19.

This story Sheet Music Copy of Outback’s Last Mystery first appeared on Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser.

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