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Characters fit for the now. Working class heroes. Fierce femmes. Gender outlaws and precious misfits. Readers are propelled through gritty Antipodean road trips, urban cityscapes and endless tracts of coastal forest: a body dumpers paradise.

Kim Hunt writes about the sort of kick-ass female protagonists you rarely see in crime fiction.

Cal Nyx first hit the pages in 2020 in The Beautiful Dead, getting Kim shortlisted for Best First Novel in the 2021 Ngaio Marsh Awards. Now Cal's back in Kim's latest novel, The Quarry. Find out more


If you're hankering after more action, The Corrector, a standalone novel set in New Zealand, is due late 2023. Find out more


The third Cal Nyx mystery thriller, The Freezer, is due for publication mid-2024. Sign up for the cover reveal late 2023.


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Ngā mihi me te aroha nui.

Kim Hunt

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