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Caroline's Crime Fiction

Buried Secrets

The fourth Cass Diamond novel
A woman lies dead after tumbling down the stairs of a Cairns townhouse. Did she fall or was she pushed? A young man is stabbed to death in his brother’s kitchen; why? The remains of a baby are unearthed from behind an abandoned house. Who was this child?

It’s all in a day’s work for Cairns detective Cass Diamond. And what seem at first separate incidents may have a thread linking them. As Cass and her team, now including Detective Jo Murphy from the Cairns Drug Squad, delve into the background of the cases, they find unexpected threats, some of which lurk in the dense tropical rainforest surrounding the town, and some that take human form.


Detective Cass Diamond is back, bringing her distinct form of investigative professionalism to the latest offering from Cairns’s favourite crime fiction novelist, Caroline de Costa. With all the twists and turns you’d expect from this dynamic and captivating Senior Constable, de Costa’s fourth novel is a must-read. Jules Steer Chair Cairns Tropical Writers’ Festival

de Costa had created a unique and engaging character in Cass Diamond. Tough, funny and multi-layered, Cass has quickly become one of my favourite detectives in Australian crime fiction.
Emma Viskic, internationally-acclaimed Australian award-winning crime writer

Buried Secrets Details
Hidden Lives
Double Madness
Missing Pieces
Blood Sisters
Clone Kid

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