Forest by Peter Stevens
It started with a high school love affair …
Rachel – wooed by a drug lord and married into murder and crime.
Alex – a National Crime Authority agent, locked into a love that can’t be denied.
When Alex returns to mill town Nangwarry, he is devastated to find his first love humiliated, beaten and raped. The sole catalyst in a war on drugs that could change a nation, Alex throws himself into a conflict that threatens a cartel – and events spin disastrously out of control.
Can he rescue Rachel without destroying them both?
As the bruises heal, can Rachel rediscover her identity, self-esteem and courage?
Inspired by real Australian events comes the compelling novel of two people thrown back together to overturn a mafia stronghold. From the heart of political power to the homes and plans of desperate criminals, this is a high-stakes romantic thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
“Compelling read… like watching a movie… an emotional rollercoaster” – Readers’ Favorite