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  • Published: 15 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9780718181345
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $27.99

Paper Ghosts




The follow-up to Sunday Times number 2 bestseller and Radio 2 book club pick Black-Eyed Susans.

Having lived his life suspected of being a serial killer, Carl Louis Feldman begins his journey into old age at a nursing home in Texas. Though he was never charged with any crimes, the staff aren't sorry to see him go when his estranged daughter arrives to take her father on what could be his last road trip.

When Carl protests that this is not his daughter at all, the nurses are all too ready to excuse it as a product of his deteriorating mind. Were those suspicions about him true? Does he know where the missing women are buried? And if he is an honest man, who has just driven him away from safety?

  • Published: 15 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9780718181345
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $27.99

About the author

Julia Heaberlin

Julia Heaberlin grew up in Decatur, Texas, a small town that sits under a big sky. It provided a dreamy girl with a great library, a character behind every door, and as many secrets as she'd find anyplace else. An award-winning journalist, she has worked as an editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Dallas Morning News and the Detroit News. Black-Eyed Susans is her third psychological thriller set in Texas. She lives near Dallas/Fort Worth with her husband and has a son who attends the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently at work on her next novel of suspense.

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Praise for Paper Ghosts

It's a terrific plot, matched by the quality of the writing and superbly paced tension

The Times, Book of the Month

One of the classiest thrillers you'll read this year

Charlotte Heathcote, The Express

Black Eyed Susans is a compelling read, especially for Serial fans

Cosmopolitan

Sophisticated, disturbing and with plenty of red herrings

Woman and Home

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