Hades, Candice Fox's first novel, won the Ned Kelly Award for best debut in 2014 from the Australian Crime Writers Association. The sequel, Eden, won the Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel in 2015, making Candice only the second author to win these accolades back-to-back. Also, in the 2015 Davitt Awards, Hades was Highly Commended in the debut category. Her third novel, Fall, was published to critical acclaim. In 2015 Candice began collaborating with James Patterson. Their first novel together, Never Never, set in the vast Australian outback, will be released in August 2016. They have also co-written a prequel novella, Black & Blue, as part of the James Patterson BookShots series. They are currently at work on the sequel. Crimson Lake is the first in a new series that has quickly captured attention around the globe, with high profile authors including Harlan Coben, James Patterson and Lee Child singing its praises.