The Deep is a thriller about modern-day pirates, family bonds and betrayals, and the hidden dangers that lurk in the deep…
On the Tasman Peninsula, nestled amidst the largest sea-cliffs in the southern hemisphere, is Shacktown. Here the Dempsey family have run a drug ring for generations, but when thirteen-year-old Forest Dempsey walks out of the ocean, bruised and branded, everything is imperilled – because Forest has been believed dead for the last seven years.
Mackerel Dempsey, out of jail on strict bail conditions, is trying to change his fate. His cousin Ahab has renounced the family altogether, in favour of working to keep the town and its fragile tourism economy safe. But in their search for answers about Forest, both Mackerel and Ahab can’t help but be drawn back into the underworld. What on earth happened to the boy all those years ago? And does it have anything to do with the infamous drug kingpin Blackbeard, who is rumoured to be moving in on Shacktown? In the gritty fight between right and wrong, blood isn’t always thicker than water, and everyone is at risk of being pulled under...
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