Customer Review

Reviewed in Australia on 30 August 2021
Three housemates. One dead, one missing and one accused of murder.

An almost decade-long mystery that baffled Australian's, dubbed the Housemate Homicide, is coming back into the headlines. Journalist Olive Groves (Oli) worked on the story as a junior reporter and when the case returns she is on the scene ready. The missing housemate has turned up dead on a remote property, nine years later and Oli is assigned to the story along with millennial podcaster Cooper Ng. As the pair work together they uncover new facts in the case, while Oli also deals with her past traumas. But as they get closer, will this threaten Oli's new family?

This was one that drew me in right from the beginning and I could not put it down. The characters and their past was so intriguing, along with the new beginning for Oli. I loved the mystery that Oli finds herself entwined in, along with Cooper Ng, with the pair having some playful jesting throughout. Bailey is a master at building suspense and while I thought I had some of the mystery figured out, I was wrong. There was so much I loved about this one but I can't reveal the details, save for spoilers. Definitely one I recommend and another sensational novel by the author

Thank you so much to the author & Allen & Unwin for my advance review copy.
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