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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox, a dark, compelling and original thriller that will have you spellbound from its atmospheric opening pages to its shocking climax.

Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for best debut crime novel 2014.

‘If you like great thrillers, you’ll love Candice Fox!’ Lee Child

Homicide detective Frank Bennett feels like the luckiest man on the force when he meets his new partner, the dark and beautiful Eden Archer.

But there’s something strange about Eden and her brother. Something he can’t quite put his finger on.

At first, as they race to catch a very different kind of serial killer, his partner’s sharp instincts come in handy. But soon Frank’s wondering if she’s as dangerous as the man they hunt . . .


'One of the standout thrillers of the past few years' The Chronicle

'A bright new star of crime fiction' James Patterson

'Definitely a writer to watch' Harlan Coben

Reviews

Fox has crafted a compelling thriller... Her contrasts between lead characters are a strength and Australian readers will enjoy the local settings. They will also enjoy the news Fox is already working on a sequel.

Anya Whitelaw, Western Advocate, Bathurst

Compelling and all the more impressive for being Candice Fox's debut... a chilling read.

Sydney Morning Herald

This is a frighteningly self-assured debut with a cracker plot, strong characters and feisty, no-nonsense writing.

Qantas Magazine

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143789840

    April 30, 2018

    Bantam Australia

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780143780410

    December 1, 2015

    Bantam Australia

    336 pages

    RRP $9.99

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  • Paperback

    9780857982988

    December 1, 2014

    Bantam Australia

    336 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780857981172

    January 1, 2014

    Bantam Australia

    320 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook

    9780857981189

    January 1, 2014

    Random House Australia

    352 pages

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Also by Candice Fox

Fifty Fifty
Crimson Lake
Never Never
Redemption Point
Fall
Eden

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The Thirst
Make Me
The Black Book
The Girl on the Train
Don't Let Go
Inferno
The Couple Next Door
Two Nights
The Child
Final Girls
Bonfire
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
I Am Pilgrim
The Innocent Wife
If I Die Before I Wake
The Word Is Murder
After the Fire
Crimson Lake
The Girl Who Was Taken
The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay