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Publisher's Summary

It was a tragic accident. Wasn't it? A private investigator returning to the hometown he fled years ago becomes entangled in the disappearance of two teenage girls in this stunning literary crime thriller.

Reid left the small town of Manson a decade ago, promising his former Chief of Police boss he'd never return. He made a new life in the city, became a PI and turned his back on his old life for good.

Now an insurance firm has offered him good money to look into a suspicious car crash, and he finds himself back in the place he grew up—home to his complicated family history, a scarring relationship breakdown and a very public career-ending incident.

As Reid's investigation unfolds, nothing is as it seems: rumours are swirling about the well-liked young woman who crashed the car, killing her professor husband, and there are whispers about a second local student who has just disappeared.

As Reid veers off course from the job he has been paid to do, will he find himself in the dangerous position of taking on the town again?

©2022 J.P. Pomare (P)2022 Hachette Australia Pty Ltd

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"An expertly plotted mystery with echoes of Lee Child. I raced through it and missed it once I finished." (Allie Reynolds)

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Really enjoyed this!

Another great story by pomare. His books always keep you guessing but I can never guess the ending. Fantastic!

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Fantastic book

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I predicted some of the plot points but was caught out by several, loved it.

I’ll pop this one in the scrappy

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Best Audio Book I’ve listened to in Ages!!

Just loved this.
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Excellent narration for a gripping story

The two narrators are just perfect for the characters and add another dimension to this gripping story. Would highly recommend.

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