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  • Published: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781741668131
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $24.99
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Black Ice




Beautiful people can do terrible things . . .

Beautiful people can do terrible things . . .

A mother out of gaol, hell bent on vengeance, desperate to be reunited wiht her son.

An ambitious cop trying to bust a Sydney drug cartel.

A glamorous society couple living the high life - he's a successful lawyer, she's a model. He's also feeding her growing cocaine and ice habit.

When Detective Sergeant Jill Jackson goes undercover to investigate Sydney's drug lords, these worlds collide. Soon people are going to get hurt.

  • Pub date: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781741668131
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Leah Giarratano

Dr Leah Giarratano is a clinical psychologist and best-selling author of crime fiction novels. She has worked in psychiatric hospitals, with the defence force, and in the corrections system with offenders who suffer severe personality disorders. She has assessed and treated survivors of just about every imaginable psychological trauma – from hostages to accident victims and war veterans. Leah was also the host of the prime-time television documentary series Beyond the Darklands, in which she delved into the psyches of some of Australia's most feared criminals.

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Praise for Black Ice

“Definitely one for those who like their crime novels tough and demanding.”

Australian Bookseller and Publisher

“This stands up against any bestseller of the genre and then its local setting makes it better.”

West Australian

“With plenty happening, Giarratano is cool and calm at the controls. In a word: suspenseful.”

Gold Coast Bulletin

“Leah's writing remains tight and true and really quite exciting.”

Courier Mail

“Although Leah obviously draws on her enormous experience as a clinical psychologist, working with both victims and psychopaths to flesh out her characters, she demonstrates increasing confidence and writing skill with each and every book.”

Derek Dryden, Better Read Than Dead Bookshop


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