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Overkill

Ebook edition released 30/06/2018

by Vanda Symon

Thriller and Suspense Books of the Month Crime and Mystery eBooks of the Month

LoveReading Expert Review of Overkill

An absolute belter of a crime novel with a real kick...

A rawly realistic, enthralling and thoroughly entertaining crime novel set in a small New Zealand town. Police officer Sam Shephard responds to reports of a missing person, when a body is found she discovers there is far more behind the apparent suicide than would first appear. The prologue is absolutely riveting, the first few sentences fell like a sledge hammer, nailing my concentration to the page. Sam is as fabulous as a main character could be, gutsy, down-to-earth, likeable, I could reach out and touch her feelings, empathise with her. Vanda Symon writes with a beautiful simplicity, not once overplaying her hand, she took me completely and entirely into the storyline. The Sam Shephard series has been on the New Zealand best seller list and shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Award for best crime novel and I can see why. I highly recommend Overkill, it is powerful, cooly assured, and an absolute belter of a read.

Books in The Sam Shephard Series:

1. Overkill

2. The Ringmaster

3. Containment

4. Bound

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Overkill Synopsis

When the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, a small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide. But all is not as it seems. Sam Shephard, sole-charge police constable in Mataura, soon discovers the death was no suicide, and has to face the realization that there is a killer in town. To complicate the situation, the murdered woman was the wife of her former lover. When Sam finds herself on the list of suspects and suspended from duty, she must cast aside her personal feelings and take matters into her own hands. She must find the murderer, and clear her name.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781495629617
Publication date: 30th June 2018
Author: Vanda Symon
Publisher: Orenda Books Orenda Books
Format: Ebook
Collections: 80 Book Series and Trilogies to Fall in Love With , 30 Novels Featuring The Lands Down Under, 100+ Female Led Crime Fiction,
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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ISBN: 9781912374274
Publication date: 07/09/2018
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