When paramedics Jane and Alex encounter a man refusing to get out of his crashed car with bystanders saying he deliberately drove into a pole, it looks like a cry for help. His claim that someone is out to get him adds to their thinking that he is delusional.
Later that day he is found dead under a train in what might be a suicide, but Jane is no longer so sure: she remembers the terror in his eyes.
Detective Ella Marconi shares Jane's doubts, which are only compounded when the case becomes increasingly tangled. The victim's boss tries to commit suicide when being questioned, a witness flees their attempt to interview her and a woman is beaten unconscious in front of Jane's house.
Ella is at a loss to know how all these clues add up and then a shocking turn of events puts even more people in danger...
About the Author
Katherine Howell is a former ambulance officer who lives in Queensland with her partner.
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Comments about Web of Deceit:
Web of Deceit is Katherine's sixth novel, and I think has edged out the others in the series as my favourite by the slimmest of margins. Fast paced, slick and utterly absorbing this is a fabulous read which I recommend without reserve.
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st February 2013
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.5 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1