Detective Nick Matheson s posting to country New South Wales after years working undercover is supposed to be an uneventful return to normal duties. But he knows organised crime from the inside out and suspects that this victim is not an isolated murder. As the body count starts mounting, Nick s past and present collide, threatening the people he cares about most. Jo is determined to do everything she can to help the investigation but she has seen the killer s face and now she s his next target. Trapped in the rugged outback, pursued by hunters who can t afford to fail, Nick and Jo will need to trust each other and act quickly if they want to survive.
Trapped in rugged country in scorching summer heat, pursued by ruthless gunmen who can't afford to fail, Jo and Nick will need all their skills and courage to survive.
'DEAD HEAT by Bronwyn Parry is a gripping suspense set in the dramatic Australian landscape.' [Country News, Victoria]' you will find much to enjoy, much to identify with, and much to share with other like-minded readers.' [Ballarat Courier]'Bronwyn Parry proves once again that crime is not just the provenance of cityscapes in her genuinely chilling third romantic suspense novel.' [Australian Bookseller and Publisher]'DEAD HEAT is a well-crafted novel that makes excellent use of its wild setting and a plot so successfully suspenseful that I stopped reading it before bed!' [Australian Bookseller and Publisher]
Bronwyn Parry's first novel, As Darkness Falls, won a prestigious Golden Heart Award from the Romance Writers of America for best romantic suspense manuscript. Her second novel, Dark Country, was named the best romantic suspense of 2009 by the Australian Romance Readers Association and was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA Awards.