'"I'll give you all the dirt darling." K.C. Gordon can't wait to find out what her old school friend Angelique means by this cryptic comment. But before they meet someone cuts short the life of international model Angelique Lanci in a hail of bullets. Loved by few, despised and envied by many, Angelique instigated infidelities, salacious gossip, betrayal and jealousy. But did she deserve to be gunned down in her own home?
'As K.C. Gordon, successful romance novelist, surveys the assembled family members, past and present acquaintances, business associates and ex-lovers standing at Angelique's graveside, all with a motive for seeing their nemesis dead, she knows shell get her own hands dirty unravelling the truth of who killed Angelique?' (From the publisher's website.)
Bianca Bernini did not foresee she would inspire her own murder when she boarded the legendary Ghan for the two day train trip from Sydney to Alice Springs. As the most read, most listened to gossip columnist in Australia, she was revelling in he power to ruin the lives of eight other passengers - eight highly placed, privileged people, who were determined on hiding their secrets at any cost. What would they pay to stop the public revelations she could and would make? For K.C. Gordon, successful romance novelist, travelling is a way of recharging her batteries - meeting new people, seeing new places, embracing new experiences. Wanting to set her next story in the Australian outback she starts off her trip on The Ghan hoping some of the passengers will provide inspiration for new characters. Within an hour of the train leaving platform one she is reluctantly drawn into the web Bianca is weaving around her victims. But the web is already spun. - back cover (Macmillan, 2002)