Dying to Know

by Rae Cairns

On Sale: 04/17/2023

Dying to Know

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Dying to Know

by Rae Cairns

On Sale: 04/17/2023


About the Book

A desperate phone call. A decade of questions. A deadly race to the truth.

A new heartstopping thriller to keep you up all night, from critically acclaimed Rae Cairns

Twelve years ago budding journalist Geneva Leighton received a phone call that stopped her life in its tracks. Her terrified sister, Amber, was locked in the boot of a moving car and begging Geneva for help. Amber was never heard from again.

Since that night, Geneva's days have revolved around caring for her traumatised niece and nephew, despite the unpredictable behaviour of their father ... and keeping the search for her sister alive. But the knowledge it should have been her in the boot of the car haunts her waking hours.

When Sergeant Jesse Johns turns up with shocking new evidence about Amber, Geneva's world is thrown into chaos again.

The police leads hit a dead end and desperate for answers, Geneva becomes Amber's lone warrior for justice.

As she edges closer and closer to the truth, she uncovers dangerous secrets that have the power to destroy everyone she loves.

Trust no one. Your life depends on it.


'This book is a cracker - a genuine page turner. It kept me guessing all the way. Geneva Leighton is a brilliant protagonist - tough and resourceful, yet vulnerable and caring.' CHRIS HAMMER, author of The Tilt

'Cairns shows us what ordinary people can do in extraordinary situations ... A thrilling and wild ride with love at its core.' HAYLEY SCRIVENOR, author of Dirt Town

'Smart and suspenseful .. Another high stakes original thriller from Cairns that does not ease up until the last page. I dare anyone to read it slowly.' SARAH BAILEY, author of The Housemate

'What a ride! All the ingredients of the perfect thriller: a brilliant start, twists and turns, and characters you really care about. I couldn't put it down.' SARA FOSTER, author of The Hush

'This fast-paced thriller hooked me in and kept me guessing. A gripping read with high stakes and blurred lines between good and evil.' PETRONELLA McGOVERN, author of The Liars

'I raced through this addictive, twisty book, desperate to solve the mystery of Amber's disappearance. An expertly plotted and wholly absorbing thriller.' NICOLA MORIARTY, author of You Need to Know

'Intriguing, heart-wrenching and compelling, Cairns draws you in and holds you until the final gasping twist.' SULARI GENTILL, author of The Woman in the Library

'Cairns is the master of gripping thrillers with big hearts ... All the more terrifying because of how much you care about the characters ensnared in its dark and twisty tale.' ANNA SNOEKSTRA, author of Out of Breath

'A rollercoaster ride from the first page to the last and confirms Cairns as a genuine mistress of mystery and mayhem! Breathtaking, believable and utterly unputdownable - this is the rollercoaster ride you don't want to miss!' NINA D CAMPBELL, author of Daughters of Eve

'What a read! Shocking, gut-wrenching and real. It doesn't get any better ... Brilliant writing and an outrageously tense plot combine in a cleverly crafted, heart-stopping, action-packed thriller that won't let you go. Cairns is a true, grab-you-by-the-throat thriller writer. Be prepared for some sleepless nights as you devour every last word.' SARAH BARRIE, author of Retribution

'Kept me up late at night dying to know what happened to Amber ... and the family she left behind. In Gen Leighton Cairns has created a character that you'll want to root for and villains you'll love to hate.' R.W.R. MCDONALD, author of Nancy Business

'Twisty, feisty and full of intrigue. Cairns infuses her characters with so much warmth and nuance that you can't help but be drawn into their world and fully invest in it. This kept me up late guessing and moved me to tears. Loved it.' VANESSA McCAUSLAND, author of The Beautiful Word

'Effortlessly combines a propulsive and gripping plot with a story that will pull at your heartstrings ... People are not who they seem, twists appear that you won't see coming. I flew through it!' ALI LOWE, author of The Running Club

'Original and frighteningly realistic. I was enthralled and on the edge of my seat as I raced to the last page.' BM CARROLL, author of You Had it Coming

'Was I dying to know! This is a fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat thriller right from the opening scene ... I could not turn the pages fast enough. What a ride! ANNA LODER, ReadA Book, www.readabook.com.au

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460747964
  • ISBN 10: 1460747968
  • Imprint: HarperAudio
  • On Sale: 04/17/2023
  • List Price:31.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
  • BISAC5 : FICTION / Thrillers / General

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