"A harrowing and thrilling read, this mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat."—Buzzfeed, Best Australian Books Of 2015 (on Medea's Curse)
"[A] well-informed, fast-paced look at the dangers in the child welfare system." Kirkus (on This I Would Kill For)
"In The Long Shadow, Buist continues to impress with her smart brand of psychological thriller. A brooding story about small town secrets and the lies we tell to protect ourselves."—Emma Viskic, author of Resurrection Bay
"Buist’s own extensive background in psychiatry shines through."—Herald Sun
"Suspenseful Aussie noir at its best."—New Idea
"The denouement is thrilling… worth the wait."—Sydney Morning Herald
Psychologist Isabel Harris has come to the outback town of Riley because her husband Dean is assessing the hospital with a view to closing it down. Isabel, mostly occupied with her toddler, will run a therapy group for new mothers. But on the first day she receives an anonymous note from one of the mothers: “The baby killer is going to strike again”. Is it an attempt to warn Dean off? Or could the threat be something more sinister? As Isabel discovers more about the mothers in her group, she begins to believe the 25-year-old mystery of a baby’s death may be the key to preventing another tragedy.