Set in Queensland, this debut crime novel Double Madness by Caroline de Costa, takes us into a sordid underbelly of psycho-sexual depravity.
As local residents and authorities in Far North Queensland assess the damage in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi, a woman's body is found in bizarre circumstances deep in the rainforest.
Cass Diamond of Cairns CIB is on the team investigating the murder of fashionista Odile Janvier and it's not long before she uncovers a disturbing connection between the victim and the local medical profession.
'Authentic and snappy. An assured debut into crime fiction by Caroline de Costa.' Marianne Delacourt, author of Sharp Shooter.
'Caroline de Costa's Cairns is a community rife with secrets, and where for every secret there exists someone ready to take advantage. Fast-paced, unsentimental and forensic, Double Madness is sure to entertain.' David Whish-Wilson, author of Zero at the Bone and Line of Sight.