When the body of Alex Petersen, an employee of Parks Australia, is found at Gunlom Falls in Kakadu National Park, the Northern Territory Police are determined to uncover the truth behind his murder. Tensions are high between the Traditional Owners, government and a global miner, as the dispute over the environmental clean up of Ranger Uranium Mine continues. Meanwhile, a gas fracking mine is being built on aboriginal land and a port could be built too close to cultural sites in Darwin , with government funds. An indignous paleo astronomy course field trip in Kakadu, brings together a young Norwegian marine biologist, an astronomer from Edinburgh, and an archaeologist from Sydney. As the disparate group of characters navigate indigenous culture, political secrets are uncovered that could explain the murder. Set in Crocodile Dundee country, if you enjoyed The Dry by Jane Harper, this thrilling mystery set in the Northern Territory of Australia is for you.