The Sound of Her Voice (Paperback)Nathan Blackwell (author)
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'A truly brilliant and intelligent piece of Noir crime set in New Zealand' Goodreads review
'Raw, authentic and gripping. Cop-turned-writer Nathan Blackwell has created a police procedural with a difference, and a compelling glimpse into the darker side of life' - EMMA VISKIC, bestselling author of Resurrection Bay
Detective Buchanan remembers every victim.
But this one he can't forget.
The body of a woman has been found on a pristine New Zealand beach - over a decade after she was murdered.
Detective Matt Buchanan of the Auckland Police is certain it carries all the hallmarks of an unsolved crime he investigated 12 years ago: when Samantha Coates walked out one day and never came home.
Re-opening the case, Buchanan begins to piece the terrible crimes together, setting into motion a chain of events that will force him to the darkest corners of society - and back into his deepest obsession...
Shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Best Crime Novel of the Year award, The Sound of Her Voice is a brilliantly gripping crime thriller for fans of Sirens by Joe Knox, Streets of Darkness by A.A. Dhand, Stuart Macbride and Ian Rankin.
WHAT GOODREADS MEMBERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE SOUND OF HER VOICE:
'An absolute must read for readers of crime fiction' Paromjit
'Matt Buchanan has to be the most realistically described police character I have read' Kath
'A fine debut crime novel and a worthy addition to New Zealand's best crime fiction' Gram
'One of the most astonishing books I've ever read' Jacqui
'Probably the most realistic procedural I have ever read' Elaine
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 232 x 152 x 26 mm
Raw, authentic and gripping. Cop-turned-writer Nathan Blackwell has created a police procedural with a difference, and a compelling glimpse into the darker side of life * EMMA VISKIC, bestselling author of Resurrection Bay *
Wow. The pacing is incredible, but more impressive is the gritty authenticity of the world Blackwell builds - like a New Zealand True Detective. * JO SPAIN, bestselling author of THE CONFESSION *
Police procedural at its darkest and most menacing * Irish Daily Mail *
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