Candice Fox is the New York Times bestselling author of Crimson Lake, in which Detective Ted Conkaffey is accused of a crime he didn’t commit. He escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake. There, private investigator Amanda Pharrell tracks lost souls. For her latest case, she enlists help from Ted; however, for a man already at breaking point, this town offers the detective no place to hide. Join Candice Fox as she discusses her dazzling thriller.


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Candice Fox (Australian)

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Hades, Candice Fox's first novel, won the Ned Kelly Award for best debut in 2014 from the Australian Crime Writers Association. The sequel, Eden, won the Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel in 2015, making Candice only the second author to win these accolades back-to-back.  Her third novel, Fall, was published to critical acclaim. In 2015 Candice began collaborating with James Patterson. Their first novel together, Never Never, set in the vast Australian outback, was released in August 2016. Candice and James have also co-written a prequel novella, Black & Blue. They are currently at work on their second full novel. Candice's latest book is Crimson Lake.