Murderer's Thumb is a haunting page-turner for young adults, an enthralling story of a close-knit community dealing with a mysterious crime.
Adam Statkus and his mother are new to Falcon Ridge, a farming community in rural Australia. Within days of their arrival, Adam discovers a body buried in a silage pit. Is it one of the teenagers who went missing from the area six years ago? And who wrote the diary that Adam finds in the old farmhouse? Some locals are willing to do anything to get their hands on the missing pages. Will Adam be able to piece together the mystery in time to save himself?
Murderer's Thumb is a novel about what happens when outsiders uncover secrets that have been hidden for too long.
Beth Montgomery writes with perfect pitch and has created a cast of distinctive characters.
'I loved Murderer's Thumb. It raced along like a runaway tractor.' Scot Gardner