What a fabulous two days! I had the honour of chauffeuring Anna Campbell to the Gold Coast Literati Festival, which made for a very entertaining drive. (I perfected my u-turns in the Surfers Paradise streets as google maps led me up ‘no through road’ after ‘no through road.’) I wore my favourite coat – which Continue reading
Silent Fear is another page turner from Katherine Howell. Detective Ella Marconi is back at work unravelling a complex crime involving brothels, drugs, and murder. Holly, a paramedic, provides the other point of view for the story. It’s a good contrast between the conflicted paramedic and the dedicated detective. As usual the cast of characters Continue reading
Congratulation to the winners of the 2011 Davitt Awards Children’s and YA – Penny Matthews Adult Crime – Cold Justice by Katherine Howell True Crime – Murderer No More by Colleen Egan Readers Choice – The Old School by P.M. Newton
Say what? Crimance? SheKilda? You don’t know what either of those words mean? Shame on you. Clearly you’ve been living under a rock for the last month. In 16 days time I’m heading to Melbourne to rub shoulders with the elite of Australian female crime writers at the Sisters In Crime convention aptly named – Continue reading
I’m over at The Australia Literature Review chatting with Steve about all things writing. Check out his back list of posts – he’s been talking to some fascinating writers!
It’s wonderful to see so many people rallying to help others. My publisher Hachette has made a very generous donation to the appeal and when I checked on the list of corporate donors on the website I was amazed at the extent of donations and the diversity of companies helping out. Lovely to see 🙂 Continue reading