Part haunting crime thriller, part love story. Determined to put to rest his obsession with the decades-old brutal murder of a beautiful young woman, former detective Benjamin Chaparro sets out to write a book about it. As he reaches into the past and the lives of others who became entangled in the case, from the husband who never recovered from losing the love of his life to the brilliant intern who is now a respected judge, he recalls the beginning of his own private drama - a long unrequited love. Vividly evoking 1970s Buenos Aires and the dark underpinnings of Argentina's 'Dirty War', The Secret in their Eyes takes on the question of justice - what it really means and in whose hands it belongs.
'Beguiling ... [A] complex and engaging narrative' Publishers Weekly
'A brutal murder is the starting point for this strange, compelling journey through Argentina's criminal-justice system ... A view of the world as a dark place illuminated by personal loyalties' Kirkus Reviews
'A terrific crime thriller-cum-love story ... strong and simple; I found it gripping' Australian Womens Weekly
'A story that leaves you breathless' El Liberal