Famous for her hands on research, Tara earned her PI licence, was set on fire by Hollywood stunt company West EFX and choked unconscious by Ultimate Fighter 'Big' John McCarthy for this latest novel. She also descended into the Catacombs of Paris, and immersed herself in the world of burlesque, vaudeville, contortion, and magic, researching with magician Adam Mada.
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Mak Vanderwall - beautiful, street-wise daughter of a cop, graduate in forensic psychology, and now PI - is hired by a widowed mother to track down her missing nineteen-year-old son. Has he come to harm? Or has he run off with a bizarre troupe of shady French cabaret artists sweeping through Australia? Has the dark beauty of the burlesque, the magic, the mind-bending contortion, beguiled him? Or has he been seduced by the mysterious and amoral older woman who has a terrifying starring role in the troupe's modern performances of the
Grand Guignol 'Theatre of Fear', famous in Paris in the early 1900s? And what of the rumours of violence and tragedy that have plagued the troupe for the past decade? Is their horrifying past fact or fiction?
Meanwhile, Mak is increasingly obsessed with the powerful Cavanagh family, one of Australia's richest and most ruthless families, whom she believes has got away with murder. And it seems their security advisor Mr White, and his hit man, Luther Hand, may not have forgotten about Mak either ...
Lynda La Plante
A brilliant writer
The Townsville Bulletin Australia
As always, Moss has produced a thriller of epic proportions which gallops along…In a word: Excellent.
Post Modern Ink magazine Australia
Tara Moss once again proves she is an emotional and driven powerhouse…From the outset Siren draws the reader in…It’s a dark and twisted tale that keeps you on a nervous edge throughout, elevating the psychological factor and inviting the reader in with sickly intrigue. Excellent stuff.
OK! magazine Australia
The model turned-writer brings us book number five | and it doesn’t disappoint. Tara’s known for going to great lengths to add realism to her thrillers (including being choked unconscious, set on fire and training with a SWAT team), and this novel shows the same attention to detail….
Herald Sun Australia
Glamorous and menacing, Siren will please Moss’s female fans. Satisfying.