12.46: 13-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop 12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her 12.52: The girl is missing...
Six minutes - that's all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey's life. Accused but not convicted of Claire's abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake. Amanda Pharrell knows what it's like to be public enemy no.1. Maybe it's her murderous past that makes her so good as a private investigator, tracking lost souls in the wilderness.
Her latest target, missing author Jake Scully, has a life more shrouded in secrets than her own - so she enlists help from the one person in town more hated than she is: Ted Conkaffey. But the residents of Crimson Lake are watching the pair's every move. And for Ted, a man already at breaking point, this town is offering no place to hide...
About the Author
Candice is the middle child of a large, eccentric family from Sydney's western suburbs. The daughter of a parole officer and an enthusiastic foster-carer, Candice spent her childhood listening around corners to tales of violence, madness and evil as her father relayed his work stories to her mother and older brothers. Candice won back-to-back Ned Kelly awards for her first two novels Hades and Eden. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed Fall and co-writer with James Patterson of the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller Never Never set in the Australian outback.
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Comments about Crimson Lake:
I'm a Candice Fox fan and she just keeps getting better. The Hades series were so different with her slightly dark , out of kilter characters , but now with Never Never [ and the sequel to come ] , Black and Blue with yet more intriguing characters like Tox and now Ted and his past , innocence yet to proven , Amanda and , not to forget , Woman and the 6 geese. A read it over and over again book.
"From the New York Times bestselling co-author of Never Never comes an ingenious and edgy suspense novel that will keep you guessing to the very last page ... Six minutes. That's all it takes to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey's life. Accused but not convicted of Claire's abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake." from the publisher's description "A fast-paced, expertly crafted read with a cast of colourful characters" Guardian "One of the best crime thrillers of the year." -- Lee Child "A bright new star of crime fiction." -- James Patterson "A masterful novel ... Definitely a writer to watch." -- Harlan Coben
Series: Crimson Lake Series
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 4th May 2017
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.29