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Better Reading Preview: Riptides by Kirsten Alexander

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13 November 2019

Better Reading Preview: Riptides by Kirsten Alexander

    Publisher details

    Riptides
    Author
    Kirsten Alexander
    Publisher
    Penguin
    Genres
    Australian Fiction, Crime Fiction
    Released
    04 February, 2020

    Synopsis

    Set in Queensland during a time of tremendous social upheaval, Riptides is a gripping family drama about dreams, choices and consequences, from the author of the acclaimed Half Moon Lake.One bad decision can tear your world apart . . .December 1974. Abby Campbell and her brother Charlie are driving to their father’s farm on a dark country road when they swerve into the path of another car, forcing it into a tree. The pregnant driver is killed instantly.In the heat of the moment, Abby and Charlie make a fateful decision. They flee, hoping heavy rain will erase the fact they were there. They both have too much to lose.But they have no idea who they’ve just killed or how many lives will be affected by her death. Soon the truth is like a riptide they can’t escape, as their terrible secret pulls them down deeper by the day.
    Kirsten Alexander
    About the author

    Kirsten Alexander

    Kirsten Alexander was born in San Francisco, raised in Brisbane, and now lives in Melbourne with her partner and two sons. Half Moon Lake is her first published novel.

    Books by Kirsten Alexander

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