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Redemption Point

Redemption Point

A Crimson Lake Novel

Crimson Lake (Volume 2)

Candice Fox

Forge Books


#1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox delivers a compulsive new crime thriller in Redemption Point.

When former police detective Ted Conkaffey was wrongly accused of abducting Claire Bingley, he hoped the Queensland rainforest town of Crimson Lake would be a good place to disappear. But nowhere is safe from Claire's devastated father.

Dale Bingley has a brutal revenge plan all worked out - and if Ted doesn't help find the real abductor, he'll be its first casualty.

Meanwhile, in a dark roadside hovel called the Barking Frog Inn, the bodies of two young bartenders lie on the beer-sodden floor. It's Detective Inspector Pip Sweeney's first homicide investigation - complicated by the arrival of private detective Amanda Pharrell to 'assist' on the case. Amanda's conviction for murder a decade ago has left her with some odd behavioural traits, top-to-toe tatts - and a keen eye for killers . . .

For Ted and Amanda, the hunt for the truth will draw them into a violent dance with evil. Redemption is certainly on the cards - but it may well cost them their lives . . .

There were predators beyond the wire. I knew they were there, although in the months since I’d been released from incarceration I hadn’t yet seen one. My evening ritual was to come down to the shore and look for the ominous rise of two dead...

Praise for Redemption Point

"If you haven't read Candice Fox yet, you're missing out! Fox's vivid atmospheric thrillers feature compelling unique characters that you can't forget, and tense plots that are so twisty you’ll need a neck brace by the time you reach their riveting conclusions. Get this book!" —Chevy Stevens, New York Times bestselling author

"Fox builds tension and suffuses it with humanity...a pair of protagonists readers will take to their hearts."--Booklist (starred)

"Gripping"--Publishers Weekly

Praise for Crimson Lake

"A bright new star of crime fiction—inventive, thrilling, and totally addictive." —James Patterson

"A masterful novel that teases right up to its final page. Definitely a writer to watch." —Harlan Coben

"Complex, human characters, and a dark, meaty story, and fine writing, and a great sense of place – this is one of the best crime thrillers of the year. Sign me up as a big-time Fox fan!" —Lee Child


Reviews from Goodreads

Candice Fox

CANDICE FOX is the award-winning author of Crimson Lake and Redemption Point. She is also co-writer with James Patterson of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Never Never, Fifty Fifty, and Liar Liar. She lives in Sydney.

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