Serpent Song : Long List Best Debut Crime Novel 2018 Davitt Awards

The Serpent Series

‘This is a complicated moment.’

One carries the burden of history, truth and knowledge. Another is hellbent on making her pay for it. And then there is the one caught in the middle. Vowed to protect her, manipulate the truth and honour the family cause.

Detective Francesca Salucci knows a thing or two about organised crime; and significantly more about keeping secrets. Particularly when the secrets belong to her.

Italy is on the edge of revolution. And one crime family organisation, steeped in history and brutal ability, is poised to assist the anarchy in a country fed up, bursting at the seams and ripe for the picking.

Set in Afghanistan, Russia, Italy, Fiji and Australia against a backdrop of trust and betrayal, love and lust, fear and bravery, the Serpent series is the story of family in all its ugly and fascinating glory.

Serpent Song: The series begins with a search for justice taking Detective Salucci from Sydney to the Australian outback. From navigating the Italian Police Force to the glittering Cinque Terre, there’s nowhere to hide in this action packed thriller. A story of love, greed, betrayal and the ultimate test of integrity.

Serpent Sting : Continue the story as it stretches from an Afghanistan war zone to the stunning Fijian coastline. From the pomp of award ceremonies to secretive Venice, Serpent Sting unravels when one person’s unwavering desire for revenge is countered by another hell bent on protection.

The Trouble with Serpents: Book three in the series available for release in 2021.

Above all ... LOVE

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