Jane Harper’s Force of Nature is the follow-up thriller to her highly successful debut novel, The Dry, which was sold into more than 20 countries and optioned for a film adaptation by Reese Witherspoon. It continues the story of Australian police officer Aaron Falk, this time as he traces the disappearance of a missing bushwalker who was the crucial whistle-blower in his latest case. In conversation with award–winning crime writer Michael Robotham, the bestselling Australian author talks about the book and her remarkable success. Supported by Willoughby Council and Audible.

Jane Harper (Australian)

Harper, Jane c Nicholas Purcell Studio.jpg

Jane Harper has worked as a print journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK. Her bestselling novels, The Dry and Force of Nature have sold to over thirty territories, with film rights for The Dry sold to Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea. Jane lives in Melbourne with her husband and daughter.

Michael Robotham (Australian)

Robotham, Michael c Tony Mott.jpg

Michael Robotham is a former investigative journalist whose psychological thrillers have been translated into 23 languages. In 2015 he won the prestigious UK Gold Dagger for his novel Life Or Death, which was also shortlisted for the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel. Michael has twice won a Ned Kelly Award for Australia's best crime novel for Lost in 2015 and Shatter in 2008. His most recent novel is The Secrets She Keeps.