The captivating new novel from the international bestselling author of 'The Thorn Birds'.
The captivating new novel from the international bestselling author of 'The Thorn Birds'. Innocence is no protection! In Holloman, Connecticut, someone is preying on the innocent. At a prestigious research centre fondly known by its staff as the 'Hug', parts of a mutilated body are found. Lieutenant Carmine Delmonico of the Holloman Police learns that a string of horrifying murders -- each with the same modus operandi as the one at the Hug -- have been commited throughout the state. When another body is found, the medical staff become prime suspects. With the powers that be in turmoil and every member of staff hiding something, Delmonico must delve into the lives of each and every Hug employee. This is the case of his career and he is determined to solve it. But how, when he is hunting a monster who leaves no clues and is always two steps ahead?
Praise for Colleen McCullough: 'Compelling, passionate and gritty.' She 'Fast-moving and immensely readable!this book is a page turner from start to finish.' Maeve Binchy 'Probes the depths of the human heart in a haunting, multi-layered novel.' Good Book Guide 'McCullough piles on the drama.' Daily Mail 'Sizzling family drama stuffed with passion, tragedy, love and sex.' More 'Absorbing.' Sunday Telegraph 'Deliciously addictive!a classic tale of wealth and power--an engrossing read.' Sainsbury's magazine Praise for On, Off: 'A robustly old--fashioned tale of murder!very much in the tradition of P.D. James!McCullough is a tremedous storyteller.' The Times 'This experienced writer knows how to grab attention and keep it.' Literary Review
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