Robin Ballantyne's life is finally coming together. After learning she was pregnant with twins and being abandoned by her irresponsible boyfriend, Adam, she's settling into life as a single mother. But one night, after putting the children to bed, she hears an argument and suddenly, a body falls past her window. Running outside, she finds the body of Paula Carmichael, a renowned activist.
"Rich, developed and unusual"
After earning rave reviews with Falling Off Air, Catherine Sampson's second novel has British documentary filmmaker Robin Ballantyne in Cambodia filming a documentary about land mines. But her main goal is to get information about a friend of hers who disappeared mysteriously.
"A really good read"
Robin Ballantyne is investigating the murder of a British man in Beijing. Is his death linked to a recent series of brutal attacks on women? In a city thick with paranoia and corruption, Robin struggles to separate rumour from reality.