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The sound of her voice / Nathan Blackwell.

By: Blackwell, Nathan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Orion, 2019Copyright date: ©2017Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781409186342 (paperback); 1409186342 (paperback).Subject(s): Missing persons -- Fiction | Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction | Teenage girls -- Crimes against -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Police -- Fiction | Auckland (N.Z.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. Summary: Some murder cases you can't forget. No matter how hard you try. 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...
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

'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

First published in New Zealand in 2017 by Mary Egan Publishing.

Some murder cases you can't forget. No matter how hard you try. 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...