Author(s): Jeannie McLean
The body of sixteen-year-old Jasmine Dunn is washed up ona rocky foreshore in Auckland. The next day, her mother's body is found on a deserted beach.
Tova Tan lives downstairs from the Dunns and was seen arguing with Jasmine. Known to the police following the high-profile death of her mother a year before, Tova becomes their main suspect. Then the investigating officer unearths a motive that puts her wealthy father under suspicion too.
Searching her parents' past for a truth thaht could save her family, Tova finds herself caught in a dangerous and illicit world where she will have to fight for her very survival.
Short-listed for Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel (top 3) 2018