A Captain Carmine Delmonico mystery from the bestselling author of The Thorn Birds. August 1969. Two anonymous male corpses are discovered in the sleepy college town of Holloman, Connecticut. After connecting the emaciated bodies to four other victims, the police realise that Holloman has a psychopathic killer on the loose. Captain Carmine Delmonico's team begins to circle a trio of eccentrics who share family ties, painful memories, and a dark past. Things become even murkier when one of them turns out to be a friend of Sergeant Delia Carstairs. Delia has also recently befriended the head of the local mental hospital, who has been trying to rehabilitate a very difficult patient. When another vicious murder rocks Holloman, Carmine realises that two killers are at large with completely different modus operandi. Suddenly the summer isn't so sleepy anymore...
Closing date: 06/09/2018
'Praise for Colleen McCullough: 'Very much in the tradition of P.D. James...McCullough is a tremendous storyteller.'
'Compelling, passionate and gritty.'
'McCullough piles on the drama.'
'Probes the depths of the human heart in a haunting, multi-layered novel.'
Good Book Guide
'This experienced writer knows how to grab attention and keep it.'
'As an artful storyteller, McCullough has more than a few tricks up her sleeve.'
Sydney Morning Herald
Publication date: 28/08/2014
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||28th August 2014|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense,|
Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her writing career began with Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international best-seller. McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theater. She died in January 2015.More About Colleen Mccullough