“. . . A readable and eye—opening story of 1950s Christchurch and the complicated family dynamics that produced one of New Zealand’s most famous murder cases.” (Library Journal
“Graham psychoanalyzes Parker and Hulme from afar but does so tastefully and insightfully. Matricide is a rare crime. As a result, it has not been written about much in the popular literature, a gap Graham fills admirably. A worthy retrospective that feels chilling in the manner of novelist Perry.” (Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
served as a barrister for many years before turning to crime writing. In addition to Anne Perry
, he is the author of Vile Crimes: The Timaru Poisonings
. He lives in New Zealand.