Paulina is the captivating newcomer on a sleepy Pacific island, known for her hard drinking, disastrous relationships, and habit of walking alone. But now, in a hotel room on the island, her mother Judy Novak waits. And worries. She can’t ignore the island’s jagged cliffs and towering pines – or the dread that Paulina has finally acted on her threats to take her own life. So when Paulina’s body is discovered, Judy’s worst fears are confirmed. Only, Paulina didn’t kill herself. She was murdered. So begins a thorny investigation, wherein every man on the island is a suspect yet none are as maligned as Paulina. But even death won’t stop Judy Novak from fighting for her daughter’s life.
When her 29-year-old daughter Paulina goes missing on a sleepy pacific island, Judy Novak suspects the worst. Her fears are soon realised as Paulina’s body is discovered, murdered.
Every man on the island is a suspect, yet none are as maligned as Paulina herself, the captivating newcomer known for her hard drinking, disastrous relationships, and a habit for walking alone. But even death won’t stop Judy Novak from fighting for her daughter’s life.
A scintillating new thriller, inspired by real events, that puts the victim at the centre, by the author of The Love of a Bad Man