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L. A. Larkin

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Crime & mystery

PREY is an action-packed conspiracy thriller with a spine-chilling psychological thriller sub-plot; an enthralling female central character; and a climax that will leave you breathless.

Four murders. Four countries. All mutilated in the same macabre way.

A secret offshore bank account containing billions in the name of a shell company whose only two directors are a British Cabinet minister and a high school teacher from Soweto.

A trail of corruption and betrayal that leads investigative journalist, Olivia Wolfe, to the highest levels of the South African Police and the British Government, and puts her on a collision course with her old nemesis, D.S. Casburn of the Met's SO24 Global Threat Taskforce.

But Casburn is the least of Wolfe's concerns. Following evidence that leads her from South Africa to Zimbabwe, Olivia comes to the attention of the world's most powerful criminal syndicate, run by a man who will stop at nothing to protect himself and his political and corporate benefactors.

With governments in the balance and the survival of some of the most magnificent creatures on earth in her hands, can Wolfe stay alive long enough to expose this gruesome conspiracy?

On the sun-baked South African savannah, it's not just the truth that's being hunted.

Praise for L. A. Larkin:

'In Larkin, Michael Crichton has an heir apparent' The Guardian

'Larkin's fast action style is accompanied by impressive research' The Times

'Olivia Wolfe delivers action and intrigue in spades' Peter James

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Praise for Prey

  • Olivia Wolfe delivers action and intrigue in spades

  • A frantic rollercoaster of plot twists until the final resolution - The Herald Sun (on Thirst)

  • Deserves comparisons to Michael Crichton and John Grisham - ABC North Queensland (on Thirst)

  • Action that hits like an icepick in the back of the head

  • This Antarctic thriller is a rollicking good read, with a true hero and fabulous accompanying cast

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L. A. Larkin

British-Australian thriller author, L.A. Larkin, has been likened to Michael Crichton and Matthew Reilly. The Genesis Flaw was nominated for four crime fiction awards and Thirst described as, 'The best Antarctic thriller since Ice Station'. An adventurer at heart, Larkin has spent time in the Antarctic, with scientists at the British Antarctic Survey and the Australian Antarctic Division.

L. A. Larkin lives in Sydney and London, and teaches mystery and thriller writing.