A Madness of Sunshine (Paperback)Nalini Singh (author)
'Singh puts her previous writing experience to great effect in this accomplished novel' Sunday Times
'An atmospheric read with a compelling sense of the spectacular rugged landscape' Guardian
Golden Cove is a peaceful town.
That is until one fateful summer, when tragedy shatters the trust holding the community together. All that's left are whispers behind closed doors, broken friendships and a silent agreement to never look back. But they can't run from the past forever.
Eight years later, a young woman disappears without a trace, and the residents of Golden Cove wonder if their home shelters something far more dangerous than an unforgiving landscape.
The town's dark past and haunted present are about to collide . . . in a murder mystery that's been years in the making.
'[An] exceptional first crime novel' Publishers Weekly
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 423 g
Dimensions: 234 x 152 x 30 mm
[An] exceptional first crime novel * Publishers Weekly *
An atmospheric read with a compelling sense of the spectacular rugged landscape * Guardian *
Nalini Singh's gorgeous descriptions of the wild west coast of New Zealand in A Madness of Sunshine add a palpable air of danger to the 'harsh and unforgiving landscape' of this beautiful land 'at the bottom of the world' * The New York Times Book Review *
Popular romance author Singh shifts to a new genre, New Zealand gothic, in which nearly every character -- including the dense, ferocious landscape -- has something to hide, and studying them is nearly as fascinating and compelling as solving the multifaceted mystery. Astute, insightful, and descriptive storytelling; a strong step in a new direction for Singh * Kirkus *
Lush, atmospheric, and addictive, A Madness of Sunshine seduces with its beautiful sense of place and layered, compelling characters, then hooks you right in with a riveting noir mystery. When a beautiful girl goes missing and a dark past collides with the brutal present, the truth is as harsh and unforgiving as the landscape in which Nalini Singh's twisting tale is set * Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author *
Nalini Singh's latest novel, A Madness of Sunshine, has more twists and turns than the rugged New Zealand coastline on which it's set . . . Chocked full of unique characters and red herrings, this book is just my kind of pulse-pounding mystery. I loved it! Though A Madness of Sunshine is the first novel of Ms. Singh's I've read, it won't be the last * Lisa Jackson, New York Times bestselling author *
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