Tasmania is in the grip of one of the longest, bleakest winters on record and it's particularly icy at the Hobart Police Station. Of the many golden rules in policing, one is especially sacred: what happens at work stays at work.
So when a naive young constable, Lucy Howard, makes an allegation of sexual assault against a respected colleague, the rule is well and truly broken.
Soon the station is divided. From Lucy's fellow rookies right up to the commissioner himself - everyone must take a side. With grudges, prejudices and hidden agendas coming into play, support arrives from the unlikeliest of corners.
But so too does betrayal ...
About the Author
Y.A. Erskine spent eleven years in the Tasmania Police Service. She was active in front-line policing and served as a detective in the CIB. She is also an historian with an honours degree in early modern history. Y.A. Erskine lives in Melbourne and is happily married with two dogs.
A gritty, thought-provoking novel from the author of "THE BROTHERHOOD". As a former Tasmanian police officer, Y A Erskine gives a blisteringly authentic portrayal of police life. Will appeal to both crime fiction fans, and fans of Dilemma Fiction, such as Jodi Picoult and Caroline Overington. As with "THE BROTHERHOOD", each chapter is narrated from a different character's point of view. When telling the truth is the ultimate crime ...
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st May 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.6 x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.535