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  • Published: 26 March 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761049019
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $38.00

Devil’s Kitchen




Candice Fox’s latest thriller is the definition of nailbiter, as a female agent goes undercover in a New York firefighting crew that is far more dangerous than the fires they fight.

'This crime novel has a red hot narrative that keeps its heat to the very end... Fox never loses sight of the possibility of redemption. Devil's Kitchen is sobering, real and unforgettable.' Sydney Morning Herald

‘Candice Fox is way up my list of must-read authors.’ Ian Rankin

'Fox books should come with a warning label: remember to breathe.’ Michael Robotham

‘Breathless and enthralling with a premise like no other, Devils Kitchen is one of the best crime novels I've read in years. Candice Fox just goes from strength to strength.’ Anna Downes

'Imagine Michael Mann's cinematic masterpiece Heat but with Fox's indelible storytelling swagger. Devil's Kitchen is a relentless, action-packed thrill-ride . . . Candice Fox is a titan of the genre.' Simon McDonald

When a city’s heroes become its boldest criminals . . .

For years the firefighters of New York’s Engine 99 have rushed fearlessly into hot zones, saving countless lives and stopping devastating blazes in their tracks.

They’ve also stolen millions from banks, jewellery stores and art galleries. With their inside knowledge and specialist equipment, they’ve become the most successful heist crew on the East Coast.

Their newest member, Andrea ‘Andy’ Nearland, is not what she seems either. She’s an undercover operative, hunting the men of Engine 99 for a host of crimes – including the murder of an off-duty cop and the disappearance of a mother and child.

As the clock counts down to the gang’s most daring heist yet, loyalties begin to fray and mistrust boils over. Andy’s career is all smoke and mirrors, but infiltrating this crew of ‘heroes’ might prove to be her most dangerous job of all . . .


‘One of the world’s most original thriller writers.’ Reader’s Digest

‘Australia’s globally bestselling crime queen.’ Australian Women’s Weekly

‘One of Australian's finest new-gen crime writers.’ Sydney Morning Herald

  • Published: 26 March 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761049019
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $38.00

About the author

Candice Fox

Candice Fox is the author of twelve crime novels and the winner of three prestigious Ned Kelly Awards. In fact, she is the only author to have been shortlisted for that award for every single novel. She has also co-written seven New York Times bestsellers with James Patterson, the world’s bestselling thriller writer.

Candice's novels Crimson Lake and Redemption Point were adapted into a major ABC TV series called Troppo.

A meticulous researcher, Candice has interviewed a serial killer on Death Row, been to prison three times (for work purposes) and while on honeymoon in the US took a road trip to famous crime scenes looking for clues. She has also dined with a former President of the United States, filmed a cameo role in her latest screen adaptation and, as a volunteer for WIRES, has rescued countless wild animals.

She lives in Sydney.

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Praise for Devil’s Kitchen

Candice Fox is way up my list of must-read authors.

Ian Rankin

Breathless and enthralling, with a premise like no other, Devil’s Kitchen is one of the best crime novels I’ve read in years. Candice Fox just goes from strength to strength.

Anna Downes

This crime novel has a red hot narrative that keeps its heat to the very end... Fox never loses sight of the possibility of redemption. Devil's Kitchen is sobering, real and unforgettable.

Sydney Morning Herald

Fox has storytelling talent to burn . . . A ripsnorter of a read that still has plenty of meat on the bones in terms of character and quality writing . . . will get your adrenalin going.

Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine

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Devil’s Kitchen by Candice Fox

OUT NOW: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/devils-kitchen-9781761049019 Candice Fox’s latest thriller is the definition of nailbiter, as a female agent goes undercover in a New York firefighting crew that is far more dangerous than the fires they fight. For years the firefighters of New York’s Engine 99 have rushed fearlessly into hot zones, saving countless lives and stopping devastating blazes in their tracks. They’ve also stolen millions from banks, jewellery stores and art galleries. With their inside knowledge and specialist equipment, they’ve become the most successful heist crew on the East Coast. Their newest member, Andrea ‘Andy’ Nearland, is not what she seems either. She’s an undercover operative, hunting the men of Engine 99 for a host of crimes – including the murder of an off-duty cop and the disappearance of a mother and child. As the clock counts down to the gang’s most daring heist yet, loyalties begin to fray and mistrust boils over. Andy’s career is all smoke and mirrors, but infiltrating this crew of ‘heroes’ might prove to be her most dangerous job of all . . .