An authentic and brilliantly compelling crime thriller set in Auckland by an elite former New Zealand detective - shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh best crime novel of the year award.
Detective Buchanan remembers every victim. But this one he can't forget.
The body of a woman has been found on a pristine New Zealand beach - over a decade after she was murdered.
Detective Matt Buchanan of the Auckland Police is certain it carries all the hallmarks of an unsolved crime he investigated 12 years ago: when Samantha Coates walked out one day and never came home.
Re-opening the case, Buchanan begins to piece the terrible crimes together, setting into motion a chain of events that will force him to the darkest corners of society - and back into his deepest obsession...
Shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Best Crime Novel of the Year award, The Sound of Her Voice is a brilliantly gripping crime thriller for fans of Sirens by Joe Knox, Streets of Darkness by A.A. Dhand, Stuart Macbride and Ian Rankin.
Harrowing, compelling and quite brilliant - NEW ZEALAND HERALD
Wow. The pacing is incredible, but more impressive is the gritty authenticity of the world Blackwell builds - like a New Zealand True Detective. - JO SPAIN, bestselling author of THE CONFESSION
Raw, authentic and gripping. Cop-turned-writer Nathan Blackwell has created a police procedural with a difference, and a compelling glimpse into the darker side of life - EMMA VISKIC, bestselling author of Resurrection Bay