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Dirt Town

Dirt Town

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2000s: Durton. Dirt town. Dirt and hurt – that’s what others would remember about our town . . .

  • ISBN: B09KRXHGY7
  • Genre: Crime

What you need to know before your trail

When twelve-year-old Esther Bianchi disappears on her way home from school in the small town of Durton in rural Australia, the local community is thrown into a state of grief and suspicion.

THE DETECTIVE

As Detective Sergeant Sarah Michaels begins her investigation, she questions those who knew the girl, attempting to unpick the secrets which bind them together.

THE MOTHER

The girl’s mother, Constance, believes that her daughter going missing is the worst thing that can happen to her. But as the search for Esther develops, she learns that things can always get worse.

THE FRIENDS

Ronnie is Esther’s best friend and is determined to bring her home. So when her classmate Lewis tells her that he saw Esther with a strange man at the creek the afternoon she went missing, Ronnie feels she is one step closer to finding her. But why is Lewis refusing to speak to the police?

And who else is keeping quiet about what happened to Esther?

Travel Guide

Where is Dirt Town, Australia?

Durton. Dirt town. Dirt and hurt – that’s what others would remember about our town . . .

Durton is set in rural Australia, where the local community is thrown into a state of grief and suspicion.  Dirt Town is a rural community where everyone want to hide the truth and hide from each other. The town is in the middle of the desert miles from anywhere and there is dust and indeed dirt as far as the eye can see.

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Destination/Location: Australia   “Dirt Town” Author: Hayley Scrivenor    Departure: 2000s

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