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The Age reviews An Isolated Incident

“The “isolated incident” at the heart of this gripping psychological thriller is the brutal murder of 25-year-old Bella Michaels in the small town of Strathdee. Through this incident, Emily Maguire explores themes including the violence permeating everyday life, the media’s treatment of attractive dead girls, grief and guilt, and what makes a potentially good human being do bad thing…This hugely chilling and evocative story, mixing lyrical language and brutal events, is told with great psychological acuity.”

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