The Falls

B. Michael Radburn

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The Falls

B. Michael Radburn

B. Michael Radburn

A week of despair… a century of evil

Damaged but not yet broken, park ranger Taylor Bridges believes his ghosts are in the past – until a raging forest fire in an isolated canyon of The Falls lays bare the remains of a young woman… and a decade-old killing ground.

After the police enlist Taylor in their investigation, the evidence bizarrely points to a deranged preacher who reigned over The Falls a century ago.

But when a crucial witness and a policewoman disappear, it’s clear that a disciple of The Falls’ dark history is on the loose.

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  • First Edition
    Published 1 August, 2016 ISBN 978-1-921997-41-9
    $29.99

B. Michael Radburn

B. Michael Radburn

B. Michael Radburn

B. Michael Radburn - Author of The Taylor Bridges Series and Blackwater Moon.

Radburn is a self-professed bloke from the “wrong side of the tracks”, whose fall into writing offered an escape from the fatal attraction of drugs and alcohol. Wonderful high school teachers made him realise that writing, when shared, offered faith in one’s self.

Writing from his farm in the hauntingly beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, his work reflects both natural and supernatural environs. Described as “Ian Rankin meets Stephen King”, Radburn is the author of three full-length novels: The CrossingBlackwater Moon and The Falls.

Radburn loves his family, jamming out the blues and his motorcycle! He also loves giving back and inspiring others from all walk of life – his Harley Davidson chapter (Sydney HOG) works with Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets program.

Radburn uses these opportunities to talk to youth living rough in Sydney – offering reading and writing as “therapy” and sharing his own teenage experiences.

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‘…engaging from the beginning and had lots of twists and turns. The characters were well developed and each was damaged in their own way making it about more than just a murder investigation… an interesting and engrossing journey.’

‘… a gripping, page-turning adventure… Radburn is a masterful storyteller, slowly etching out his plot with deliberate patience while never slowing the pace…. reminiscent of popular writers like Dean R Koontz… Add Radburn to my favourite author’s list and get ye to The Falls.’

‘…a gripping novel written in multiple perspectives during the investigation with one in particular causing the hairs on your arms to stand in attention. Due to its incredibly imaginative storyline, it is the perfect weekend read that will have you pondering the week after.’

It’s damp, dark and extremely atmospheric, a setting that matches Bridges’s mood and the style of story… While character and the exploration of emotions and reactions does play an enormous part in all of Radburn’s books, there’s also a strong sense of pace as well as clever and involving plots. These books are all slightly on the darker, more reflective side, but there’s still plenty of tension and some seriously good action to keep readers alternatively guessing and perched firmly on the edge of their chairs.