The disappearance of Queensland schoolboy Daniel Morcombe was one of the most heartbreaking and confounding child abduction and murder cases of the century, spanning almost a decade prior to the eventual arrest of known pedophile Brett Peter Cowan, one of the original persons of interest.

The story of the police sting that resulted in his confession reads like crime fiction, featuring an elaborately staged fake crime gang run by a ‘Mr Big’ that lured Cowan in with the promise of a hefty payout.

The Sting takes you on a journey behind Australia’s most sensational undercover bust, revealing extraordinary new details. It is a shocking insight into one of the country’s most evil killers, and the operation that brought him down.

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Kate Kyriacou

Kate Kyriacou has been a journalist since 2001. She has written for newspapers around the country, including the Sunday Herald-Sun, the Adelaide Advertiser and Sunday Mail, and Brisbane’s Courier-Mail and Sunday Mail. She has been the Courier-Mail’s chief crime reporter since 2012 and has won awards, at both a state and national level, for her work as a crime writer.

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