Where the Truth Lies
is a clever, gripping thriller with complex characters and chilling secrets at its core. Karina Kilmore’s flawed heroine takes us through Melbourne’s gritty underside in a desperate quest to uncover the truth. The investigative journalist battles to piece together a dark puzzle of unexplained deaths, big business, trade unions and media manipulation. I love her feistiness and determination to take on the old boys’ network. This compelling story touches on so many hot-button topics that you’ll keep thinking about it long after you’ve finished the last page. A truly impressive debut.
‘A complex and compelling debut that’s impossible to put down!’
‘You will be spellbound … Death comes vividly to life in news reporter Chrissie O’Brian’s chilling search for Where the Truth Lies
‘Chrissie O'Brian is a terrific new character to the crime fiction pantheon. Broken, tenacious and uncompromising’
‘A gritty tale full of twists, Where The Truth Lies
is page turner packed with compelling characters. An exciting new voice in Australian crime fiction.’
‘A gripping and gritty novel introducing a heroine who’s just as layered and complex’
‘The breakout hit of the year’
‘Chrissie’s desperate race to uncover the truth will have you hooked’
‘Excellent Aussie crime, with polished writing, great structure, compelling characters and a vivid Melbourne setting. There is a lot of buzz around this book and rightly so. It’s a fantastic read and definitely one you need to get your hands on immediately'
‘Journalist Karina Kilmore brings a wealth of insider knowledge to this explosive crime thriller.’
'It’s easy to see why everyone’s talking about this debut novel.’
‘Reading Karina Kilmore’s Where the Truth Lies
, I was reminded of American author Sara Peretsky’s first books. And she writes fluently, her descriptions often lyrical. There’s every chance we’re seeing the beginning of a substantial antipodean series that will inform and analyse while it entertains’