Crime Thriller, Random House Australia

Set in Christchurch NZ, Cemetery Lake begins in a graveyard where Theodore Tate (ex cop now a PI) is overseeing an exhumation. Doubts are raised about the identity of the body in the coffin and as more bodies start to float to the surface of the lake Theo finds himself unable to walk away. As he delves into the case, against the advice of his ex police colleagues, he uncovers a web of lies and deceit. As Theo’s not so pristine past and the present case start to merge, even Theo realises that he may be in too deep but his sense of justice will not let him stop.

Cemetery Lake is a crime thriller with a great flawed character, lots of clever twists and turns, and a pace that keeps you reading.