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Cath Ferla Cath Ferla i(9159696 works by)
Writing name for: Cath Collins
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y separately published work icon Ghost Girls South Melbourne : Echo Publishing , 2016 9159716 2016 single work novel crime

'Winter in Sydney. The city is brimming with foreign students. Sophie Sandilands takes a job teaching at an English language school. When one of her students leaps to her death it becomes clear that lurking within the psyche of this community is a deep sense of despair and alienation. When it is revealed that the dead woman on the pavement has stolen another’s identity, Sophie is drawn into the mystery.

'Unable to resist the investigative instincts that run in her blood, Sophie finds herself unravelling a sinister operation that is trawling the foreign student market for its victims. But as Sophie works on tracking down the criminals it becomes evident that someone has knowledge of her and the disappearances in her own past. Will Sophie solve the mystery before she too becomes a ghost?

'Ghost Girls richly evokes the sights, smells, tastes and sounds of Sydney’s Chinatown, and imagines dark exploitative demands behind closed suburban doors.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner Davitt Award Best Debut
2017 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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