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'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"
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.