Winner of The Victorian Premier’s Literary Award 2016
Shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize For Fiction 2016
Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2016
Shortlisted for the Voss Literary Prize 2016
Longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2016
Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award 2017
It has been six months since Tess Müller stopped speaking. Her silence is baffling to her parents, her teachers and her younger sister, Meg. But the more urgent mystery for both girls is where their mother, Evangeline, goes each day, pushing an empty pram. When their father Stefan discovers a car wreck and human remains on their farm, old secrets emerge to threaten the fragile family. A storm is coming and the Müllers are in its path.