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Containment

by Vanda Symon

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Relationship Stories Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Containment

Raw, honest, punchy and smirky, Containment, the third Sam Shephard book, continues the series in fabulous style. When a container ship spills its cargo on a New Zealand beach it sets in motion a series of events that puts Sam right in the middle of a whole heap of trouble. To have an understanding of Sam and what makes her just that little bit different, you really do need to start with Overkill and The Ringmaster. Vanda Symon has written a bold, gutsy protagonist who fights her way through life. Sam’s thoughts and feelings stamp her way all over this book, ready to kick and squabble just to keep her head above water. There is a relationship in the background, and that is where we see Sam’s vulnerable side (have to say that I wanted to settle her down for a good old chat on occasion). If you enjoy a quick-firing, fast-moving tale with a tight storyline then Containment could just be the very book for you.

Liz Robinson

Containment Synopsis

Dunedin's favourite young police officer Sam Shephard is drawn into a perplexing investigation when a series of shipping containers wash up on a sleepy New Zealand beach, and a spate of unexplained deaths ensues...

Chaos reigns in the sleepy village of Aramoana on the New Zealand coast, when a series of shipping containers wash up on the beach and looting begins.

Detective Constable Sam Shephard experiences the desperation of the scavengers first-hand, and ends up in an ambulance, nursing her wounds and puzzling over an assault that left her assailant for dead. What appears to be a clear-cut case of a cargo ship running aground soon takes a more sinister turn when a skull is found in the sand, and the body of a diver is pulled from the sea ... a diver who didn't die of drowning...

As first officer at the scene, Sam is handed the case, much to the displeasure of her superiors, and she must put together an increasingly confusing series of clues to get to the bottom of a mystery that may still have more victims...

Win Vanda Symon's Sam Shephard Book series - Overkill, The Ringmaster and Containment!

Win Vanda Symon's Sam Shephard Book series - Overkill, The Ringmaster and Containment!

Closing date: 23/04/2020

Containment is the latest book released by Vanda Symon. Out on the 5th March, we love this book. "Raw, honest, punchy and smirky, Containment, the third Sam Shephard book, continues the series in fabulous style. " Liz Robinson, Expert Reviewer We have an exciting opportunity for you to win the whole of Vanda Symon's Sam Shephard series so far - Overkill, The Ringmaster and Containment! This draw is open only for UK residents currently in the UK and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 23rd April 2020. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

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Containment Press Reviews

"Atmospheric, emotional, and gripping . . . proves that Sam Shephard will continue to be a force to be reckoned with." --Foreword Reviews on The Ringmaster

"Overkill is Symon's first novel, but it reads like the polished effort of a genre veteran. More, please." --Booklist on Overkill

"An achievement that blends heart-stopping thrills with deep, believable characters in a stark New Zealand setting. It will leave readers reaching for the next Sam Shephard mystery." --Foreword Reviews starred review of Overkill

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ISBN: 9781913193195
Publication date: 05/03/2020
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781913193201
Publication date: 05/01/2020
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Ebook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781913193201
Publication date: 5th January 2020
Author: Vanda Symon
Publisher: Orenda Books
Format: Ebook
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Vanda Symon

Vanda Symon (born 1969) is a crime writer, TV presenter and radio host from Dunedin, New Zealand, and the chair of the Otago Southland branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors. The Sam Shephard series has hit number one on the New Zealand bestseller list, and also been shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Award for best crime novel. She currently lives in Dunedin, with her husband and two sons.

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