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January 2019

Women Writing Crime: What drives them to it? Featuring Sandi Wallace, Michelle Somers and Sarah Bailey

January 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Phillip Island Library, 89 Thompson Ave
Cowes, Vic 3922 Australia
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Three award-winning authors explore the compulsion of crime writing. Sandi Wallace, Michelle Somers and Sarah Bailey are authors of three different specialties: rural crime thrillers, romantic suspense novels, and police thrillers. Join them as they discuss what drew them to the genre and what drives them do what they do. Free event but please book on https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/women-writing-crime-what-drives-them-to-it-tickets-52078745931 or 03 5952 2842. Hosted by Phillip Island Library and Turn the Page Bookshop Cowes. Saturday 12 January 2019 – 10.30am-12.00pm – Phillip Island…

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February 2019

Sulari Gentill – National Tour (28 February – 9 March)

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - March 12 @ 7:00 pm

MELBOURNE Thursday, February 28 at 6.30pm:  Sulari Gentill in conversation with Robert Gott Readings, 112 Acland Street, St Kilda. Free but please book : https://bit.ly/2Wr66vJ Sulari Gentill is the author of the award-winning and best-selling Rowland Sinclair mysteries, the Greek mythology adventure series The Hero Trilogy and the literary novel Crossing the Lines, which won the Ned Kelly Award last year. Gentill set out to study astrophysics, graduated in law, and then abandoned her legal career to write books instead of contracts. We are delighted…

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Open invitation – the launch of What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Younger Sun, 26 Murray St
Yarraville, Vic 3013 Australia
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Join us to celebrate the launch of What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson. Jessica James had the perfect life. She had a good job, supportive friends, and her husband Geoff and her son Jack both adored her. Everything changed the moment she found out she was having another child.  Now she’s a stay at home mum, they have barely enough money coming in, Jack is a troubled ten-year-old and she feels there’s an insurmountable divide between her and her husband. Worse…

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March 2019

Open invitation: Annaleese Jochems In Conversation

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Younger Sun, 26 Murray St
Yarraville, Vic 3013 Australia
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Join New-Zealand sensation Annaleese Jochems in conversation at the Younger Sun to discuss her debut novel, Baby. Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy ‘Baby’, an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love.…

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Castlemaine author event with Maryrose Cuskelly

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Castlemaine Library, 212 Barker St.,
Castlemaine, VIC 3450 Australia
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Maryrose Cuskelly will be talking about her book, Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust. True crime at its very best. A savage triple homicide shook up the small town of Wedderburn, but like the suspenseful podcast S-Town, things aren’t always as they seem. In this compelling book, Maryrose Cuskelly gets to the core of Wedderburn and the people within it. The author gets to know the resident nudist farmer, the gruff ex-bikie and his hippie wife as well as…

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Ballarat author event: Maryrose Cuskelly in conversation with Maryanne Ross

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Collins Ballarat, Bridge Mall, 80 Bridge Mall
Ballarat Central, Vic 3350 Australia
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Maryrose Cuskelly will be in conversation with Maryanne Ross about her book, Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust. True crime at its very best. A savage triple homicide shook up the small town of Wedderburn, but like the suspenseful podcast S-Town, things aren’t always as they seem. In this compelling book, Maryrose Cuskelly gets to the core of Wedderburn and the people within it. The author gets to know the resident nudist farmer, the gruff ex-bikie and his…

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Maryrose Cuskelly talks about her book, Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eltham Library, Panther Place
Eltham, Vic 3095 Australia
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Maryrose Cuskelly will be talking about her book, Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust. True crime at its very best. A savage triple homicide shook up the small town of Wedderburn, but like the suspenseful podcast S-Town, things aren’t always as they seem. In this compelling book, Maryrose Cuskelly gets to the core of Wedderburn and the people within it. The author gets to know the resident nudist farmer, the gruff ex-bikie and his hippie wife as well as…

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Open invitation: Launch of Idle Lies by Lian Knight

March 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mechanics Institute, Yarra St & Mitchell Ave
Warrandyte, VIC 3113 Australia
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All welcome at the launch of Lian Knight's debut novel, Idle Lies (Hybrid Press). Idle Lies: A deserted picnic ground. The killer, horrified and frozen with indecision, falls asleep at the scene until he mistakes a firetruck for the authorities and bolts. Kate wakes from a dream holiday to discover her husband Matt is leaving her. Matt shares his joy with his friends: Paul, a womaniser, Lewis, a computer nerd struggling with relationships and Jason, a professional family man who regularly travels interstate…

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April 2019

Open invitation – Sydney launch of Caroline de Costa’s, Blood Sisters (Wild Dingo Press)

April 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road
Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia
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Sisters in Crime Cairns member, Caroline de Costa, will be in conversation with literary commentator and Sisters in Crime's ambassador, Professor Sue Turnbull, about Blood Sisters, her third novel in her Cass Diamond series set in FNQ. Author  & Sisters in Crime member, L.A. Larkin, will officially launch the book. 3.30pm, Saturday 6 April, Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 203 Blood Sisters explores sex trafficking and abortion, teenage emotions and adult mischief, in a story as densely branched…

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Open invitation – Melbourne launch of Caroline de Costa’s, Blood Sisters (Wild Dingo Press)

April 11 @ 6:30 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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Sisters in Crime Cairns member, Caroline de Costa, will be in conversation with author and Sisters in Crime’s member, Leigh Redhead, for the launch of Blood Sisters, Caroline's third novel in her Cass Diamond series set in FNQ. Also hear from journalist Margaret Simons on the topic of  sex trafficking.  Introduction by Carmel Shute, Sisters in Crime national convenor. 6 for 6.30pm, Thursday 11 April, Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland St., St Kilda Blood Sisters explores sex trafficking and abortion, teenage emotions and…

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