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Is part of Crimson Lake Series Candice Fox , 2017 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Crimson Lake
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'12.46: Thirteen-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop

12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her

12.52: The girl is missing . . .

'Six minutes – that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life. Accused but not convicted of Claire’s abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake.

'Amanda Pharrell knows what it’s like to be public enemy number one. Maybe it’s her murderous past that makes her so good as a private investigator, tracking lost souls in the wilderness. Her latest target, missing author Jake Scully, has a life more shrouded in secrets than her own – so she enlists help from the one person in town more hated than she is: Ted Conkaffey.

'But the residents of Crimson Lake are watching the pair’s every move. And for Ted, a man already at breaking point, this town is offering no place to hide . . .' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Gaby and Bev.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Bantam Australia , 2017 .
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      Extent: 400p.
      Note/s:
      • Published January 30 2017
      ISBN: 9780143781905
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Arrow Books ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 405p.
      ISBN: 9781784758066
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Forge ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 6th March 2018

      ISBN: 9780765398505, 9780765398482
Alternative title: Miasteczko Crimson Lake
Language: Polish
    • Warsaw,
      c
      Poland,
      c
      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      :
      Amber ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 382p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 January 2018
      ISBN: 9788324165797

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording, large print.

Works about this Work

Quirky Sleuths, Slippery Quarry Peter Pierce , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11 February 2017; (p. 18)
'Cairns and its region are still tourist drawcards, although it’s now ‘‘a mature destination’’, in the anxious phrase of operators seeking to rebrand the sights. Artists have called more often than novelists, among them Ian Fairweather, Donald Friend and Ray Crooke. Now far north Queensland has found an ambivalent literary laureate in Candice Fox, whose novel Crimson Lakeis set among ‘‘the croc-infested Cairns marshlands’’, ‘‘stretches of yellow sugar cane … running for kilometres, the walls of a hidden city’’.' (Introduction)
Quirky Sleuths, Slippery Quarry Peter Pierce , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11 February 2017; (p. 18)
'Cairns and its region are still tourist drawcards, although it’s now ‘‘a mature destination’’, in the anxious phrase of operators seeking to rebrand the sights. Artists have called more often than novelists, among them Ian Fairweather, Donald Friend and Ray Crooke. Now far north Queensland has found an ambivalent literary laureate in Candice Fox, whose novel Crimson Lakeis set among ‘‘the croc-infested Cairns marshlands’’, ‘‘stretches of yellow sugar cane … running for kilometres, the walls of a hidden city’’.' (Introduction)
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