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'The author...clearly understands the value of sympathetic characters and the thrill of narrow escapes.' Publishers Weekly
A grieving widow's deadly obsession.
A fallen cop's one chance at redemption.
No-one else believes there's a murderer out there...
And all the while the killer is watching...
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LYING IN WAIT will be released in print June 2023 as part of a three-book bind-up together with novels by Australian authors Sarah Barrie and TJ Hamilton
Praise for Diane's books
Short-listed for the 2014 U.S. Daphne du Maurier Awards
‘Hester keeps the reader guessing right until the end. A terrific first novel from an author we’ll no doubt see more of.’ Sophia Whitfield, Culture Street
'. . . a big-hearted, engaging thriller.' Goodreads review
‘Gripping and intense, the fast-paced plot rocketed along, keeping me on the edge of my seat.’ Goodreads review
‘Loved it!!! With plenty of action and suspense, and two awesome, feisty female protagonists . . . I thoroughly recommend this book . . .' Goodreads review
’Surprised me with the ending; thought I had it all figure out. Boy was I wrong!’
'Hester knows how to pull her readers in with tension, a fast-paced story and wonderful characters.' Goodreads review
'Unbelievable tension. My heart is still pounding.' Netgalley review
'Suspense filled with refreshing characters. . . . a must read.' Netgalley
'Could not put it down. Had me guessing to the very last chapter.' Netgalley
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