An extraordinary thriller, told from the perspective of two Aboriginal protagonists, which weaves together themes grief, colonial history, violence, love and family. Nothing’s been same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is only one who can see hear her, he’s drowning in grief. Only suspected murder, mystery to solve, might save them both. And they have potential witness: Isobel Catching. by birth, like Beth, seems lost isolated world. But as get closer, Isobel’s strange tale glass-eyed monsters stolen colours will intertwine with Beth’s investigation – reveal something dark terrible at heart this Australian town .
Nothing’s been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is only one who can see and hear her – he’s drowning in grief. But now they have mystery to solve together. Who Isobel Catching, what’s connection fire that killed man? What happened people haven’t seen fire? As unravels mystery, finds shocking story lurking beneath surface of small town, friendship lasts beyond life into another. Told two unforgettable voices, this gripping novel interweaves themes grief, colonial history, violence, love family. ‘Catching Crow an up-to-the-minute tale goes straight heart Australia’s darkest history. Through poetry story, with great sensitivity, Kwaymullinas pick up deal subjects most authors country find too hot touch. Terrible crimes lie at centre here; viewed through eyes young women unquenchable spirit, be approached, examined, ultimately solved. This will turn gazes right direction, make caw every crow more resonant.’ MARGO LANAGAN ‘A ghost as well psychological thriller, Catching seamlessly weaves together poetic everyday. A magnificent life-giving novel.’ JUSTINE LARBALESTIER touching original about dad learning how grieve girl dead. Together work denting holes town. richly informed new by deadly duo.’ ELLEN VAN NEERVEN ‘Distinctly Australian…A highly anticipated novel, compared Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones E Lockhart’s We Were Liars. book broad readership.’ Karen Wyld, Books + Publishing, 5 STARS