Coming soon – my crime novel Brand New Friend

Brand New Friend by Kate Vane

I’m returning to a life of crime with my new novel!

Here’s the description —

Friend. Liar. Killer?

BBC foreign correspondent Paolo Bennett is exiled to a London desk – and the Breakfast sofa – when he gets a call from Mark, a friend from university in eighties Leeds. Paolo knew Mark as a dedicated animal rights activist but now a news blog has exposed him as an undercover police officer. Then Mark’s former police handler is murdered.

Paolo was never a committed campaigner. He was more interested in women, bands and dreaming of a life abroad. Now he wonders if Mark’s exposure and his handler’s murder might be linked to an unexplained death on campus back when they were friends. What did he miss?

Paolo wants the truth – and the story. He chases up new leads and old friends. From benefit gigs and peace protests, to Whatsapp groups and mocktail bars, the world has changed, but Mark still seems the same.

Is Mark the spy who never went back – who liked his undercover life better than his own? Or is he lying now? Is Paolo’s friend a murderer?

Brand New Friend will be published on Tuesday 5 June in Kindle and paperback.

Bloggers and reviewers – if you would like an ARC, drop me an email at k8vane@gmail.com and let me know whether you would like mobi, epub or PDF.

 

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