The Crime Writers' Association

Debut Dagger 2018

Linda Duncan McLaughlin
Original Sins
shortlisted

A dark thriller about a troubled woman who sets out to trace her birth-parents in order to fill the black hole that is her past.  When she unearths the shattering truth that her father was a serial killer – and that he’s still alive – she decides she must contact him to confront her fears about her own nature.  What she doesn’t realise, however, is that he might have an agenda of his own…