Sticks and Stones
A terrifying, twisting debut from TV news journalist Katherine Firkin. It's time for a killer to leave his mark . . .
- Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd
- Publish Date
- June 2020
Itâ€™s winter in Melbourne and Detective Emmett Corban is starting to regret his promotion to head of the Missing Persons Unit, as the routine reports pile up on his desk.So when Natale Gibson goes missing, heâ€™s convinced this is the big case heâ€™s been waiting for â€“ the womanâ€™s husband and parents insist the devoted mother would never abandon her children, and her personal accounts remain untouched.But things arenâ€™t all they seem. The close-knit Italian family is keeping secrets - none bigger than the one Natale has been hiding. Just as the net seems to be tightening, the investigation is turned on its head. The body of a woman is found . . . then another.What had seemed like a standard missing person's case has turned into a frightening hunt for a serial killer, and time is running out.