Chris is young, rich and successful but his perfect life has come at a cost – the brutal murder of his parents five years earlier. Now on his 25th birthday a message is left on his answering machine promising him the same fate. Plagued by similar pranks in the past, Chris won’t let it get the better of him. After all, his girlfriend Jill has planned a week-long getaway and he plans to propose. Unbeknown to Chris however, the mysterious caller is far from a prankster, he is a killer who has been tracking his prey, just waiting for the perfect time to strike.
Set in beautiful New Zealand, Hide and Go Seek is a fast-paced cat and mouse thriller written in three threads, from the points of view of five main characters. The perfect couple, the psychotic killer, the lonely waitress and the crazed stalker will be forced into each other’s lives in a deadly game of survival.
Kevin Patel is originally from Auckland, New Zealand but currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. His debut novel Hide and Go seek was published in February 2015 with a prequel planned for late 2016.