Crime thriller, The Beautiful Dead by Kim Hunt

Cal Nyx is a curious, stubborn sort who works alone in the vast expanses of forest and scrub-land of the Australian bush. Her employment as a ranger exposes her to the supposed emptiness of the National Parks.

'taut and edgy...the cryptic, noir style is excellent'


2018 Prime Minister's Award For Literary Achievement

Playmarket Award 2017


'The Beautiful Dead gripped me right from the first sentence ... I can hardly wait for the next one.'

5 star reviewer rating

'Cal is a great character, skilfully drawn. This is a well written, tautly paced crime fiction full of action and suspense.'

Goodreads reviewer.

'Truly gripping' 

5 star reviewer rating,

'Evocative, sparing and deftly written. Highly recommend.'

5 star reviewer rating, Goodreads.

'Engaging story, beautiful writing, it reads like poetry'

5 star reviewer rating,

'[Kim Hunt] has that ability to grab your attention from the start and make this book stand out from the crowd. Kim uses such vivid and realistic descriptions that if I closed my eyes I could easily imagine that I was in Australia with the sun beating down on my face.'

4 star reviewer rating,