Chris Hammer is the author of two non-fiction books and three crime fiction novels. His non-fiction works , The River and The Coast were published in 2010 and 2012 and constitute a blend of travel writing and narrative non-fiction. Chris’ debut crime fiction novel, Scrublands, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2018, and is a worldwide best seller. It won the prestigious UK Crime Writers’ Association John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award for best debut crime novel published in the United Kingdom and was shortlisted for the 2019 ABIA, Indies and NSW Premier’s awards. Chris continued the series featuring journalist protagonist Martin Scarsden with bestsellers Silver (2019) and Trust (2020).