Frantic

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Pan Macmillan, Nov 23, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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There are worse things than death, though Paramedic Sophie Phillips doesn't think so. She and her work partner constantly revise a list of the worst ways to die, holding the number 1 spot vacant for the death so terrible even they can't imagine it. But Sophie is sure it will cross her path on the streets of Sydney one day.

When Sophie's police officer husband Chris is shot and their baby is kidnapped, Detective Ella Marconi has to fight to get to the truth. Is it revenge by a bereaved father for Sophie's recent failure to save his wife and newborn baby? Or was Chris somehow involved in the police corruption that appears rife in the city?

When the police fail to trace Sophie's son, she takes matters into her own hands and now that she's realised there are worse things than death, nothing will stop her from finding him.

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About the author (2010)

Katherine Howell worked as an ambulance officer in Sydney for fifteen years, and uses her first hand knowledge to great effect in her gripping debut novel. She is currently putting the finishing touches to a second novel, also featuring Detective Ella Marconi.

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