The Perfect Family
Twin PeaksÂ meetsÂ The DryÂ in a deliciously dark and twisted tale that unravels a small Australian country town
- Simon & Schuster
- Publish Date
- July 2021
Ambitious young journalist Marlowe 'Lo' Robertson would do anything to escape the suffocating confines of her small home town. While begrudgingly covering the annual show for the local newspaper, Lo is horrified to discover the mutilated corpse of her best friend â€“ the town's reigning showgirl, Lily Williams. Seven strange symbols have been ruthlessly carved into Lilyâ€™s back. But when Lo reports her grisly find to the townâ€™s police chief, he makes her promise not to tell anyone about the symbols. Lo obliges, though itâ€™s not like she has much of a choice â€“ after all, he is also her father. When Lilyâ€™s murder makes headlines around the country and the town is invaded by the media, Lo seizes the opportunity to track down the killer and make a name for herself by breaking the biggest story of her life. What Lo uncovers is that her sleepy home town has been harbouring a deadly secret, one so shocking that it will captivate the entire nation. Loâ€™s story will change the course of her life forever, but in a way she could never have dreamed of.