Most people in the small town of Dungirri have considered Morgan 'Gil' Gillespie a murderer for eighteen years, so he expects no welcome on his return. What he doesn't expect is the discovery of a woman's tortured body in the boot of his car, and new accusations of murder. Wearied by too many deaths and doubting her own skills, local police sergeant Kris Matthews isn't sure if Gil is a decent man wronged by life, or a brutal criminal she should be locking up. But she does know that he is not guilty of this murder - because she is his alibi ...Between organised crime, police corruption and the town's hatred, Gil has nowhere to hide. He needs to work out who's behind the murder before his enemies try to harm the few people he cares about. Kris is determined to help him, but will their search for the truth make her the next target?
Bronwyn Parry lives in Australia. This is her second novel, after AS DARKNESS FALLS. She was awarded the Golden Heart for best new romance writer by the Romance Writers of America. DARK COUNTRY was nominated in the 'Best Romantic Suspense' category at the 2010 RITAs.