When the bodies of three young students are discovered in the Georges River, Sam Blue is accused of their brutal murder. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue.
While Harriet is determined to clear her brother’s name, she has been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley, where a diary discovered on the roadside outlines plans to massacre the town. The first death, which occurs shortly after Harriet’s arrival, signals that the plan is in motion.
Meanwhile, back in Sydney, a young woman holds the key to crack Sam’s case wide open.
If only she could escape the madman holding her hostage . . .
Praised by contemporaries such as Ian Rankin as ‘the boss’, and by Lee Child for his ‘amazing natural storytelling talent’, James Patterson is an iconic thriller writer, and his latest offering further solidifies his status.