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The Night Swim

(The first book in the Rachel Krall Investigation series)
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She is the last hope for people seeking justice.

True crime podcaster Rachel Krall has come to Neapolis, a small seaside town being torn apart by a devastating trial. A local golden boy – a swimmer destined for Olympic greatness – has been accused of raping the beloved granddaughter of the police chief.

Used to being recognised for her voice, not her face, Rachel is unsettled when she finds a note on her car windshield, begging for her help. Twenty-five years ago, Jenny Stills drowned. Her sister insists it was murder.

Rachel throws herself into covering the trial, but the letters keep coming. As the past and present start to collide, Rachel uncovers startling connections between the two cases. The truth will change the course of the trial, and the lives of everyone involved.

An absolutely gripping thriller, featuring a true crime podcaster. Perfect for fans of Ashley Flowers and Riley Sager.

Praise for The Night Swim:

‘A blistering plot and crisp writing makeThe Night Swim an unputdownable read’ Sarah Pekkanen author of The Wife Between Us

‘You get the courtroom drama, a front-row seat to an influential true crime podcast, and the uncovering of decades-long secrets buried within a small coastal town. Read this book, you won't regret it!’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Expertly written’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A slow burn, character driven thriller... horrifying, heartbreaking and brilliantly written. I can’t wait to read more books by this author’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I really enjoyed the dual timeline and thought using the different formats of podcast episodes, letters and first person narrative was very clever. This book tackles a lot of big issues within a gripping plot. Powerful reading.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

‘Gripping and heartbreaking with an undercurrent of unease running through it… I couldn’t bear to put it down. So tightly plotted you don’t see the twists coming!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

‘I absolutely loved it! If you love legal thrillers, secrets and podcasts, you need to read this.�� ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

Genre: Mystery

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