Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

Book: The Suspect (March 2019)

By Fiona Barton

April 9, 2019

‘The police belonged to another world – the world they saw on the television or in the papers.  Not theirs.’

When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing on their gap year in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft and frantic with worry.

Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth – and this time is no exception.  But she can’t help but think of her own son, whom she hasn’t seen since he left home to go travelling two years ago.  This time it’s personal.

And as the case of the missing girls unfolds, it becomes clear that even this far away, danger can lie closer to home than you might think…

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