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March 2019

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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Open invitation: Hear Laura Woollett talk about her most recent book, Beautiful Revolutionary.

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank Street
South Melbourne, Vic 3205 Australia
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The Friends of Emerald Hill Library invite you to a talk by Sydney writer Laura Woollett about her most recent book, Beautiful Revolutionary. Please join us on Tuesday 23 April, 6:30 pm at Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St., South Melbourne. Laura recently did a Q&A for Sisters in Crime. : Peggy Frew, author of Hope Farm, says of Beautiful Revolutionary: 'In this rich and skilled reimagining, Woollett joins the sprawling, doomed, and endlessly fascinating juggernaut of the Peoples Temple…

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Open Invitation: Adelaide launch of The Secret Art of Poisoning: The True Crimes of Martha Needle, the Richmond Poisoner

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Carclew Ballroom, 11 Jeffcott Street
North Adelaide, SA 5006 Australia
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Everyone is welcome at the launch The Secret Art of Poisoning: The True Crimes of Martha Needle, the Richmond Poisoner by Sisters in Crime member, Dr Samantha Battams. Dr Battams will be in conversation with Jessie Byrne,  Sisters in Crime member and PhD Candidate Adelaide University Sunday 28 April - 1.45pm for 2pm start. Carclew Ballroom, 11 Jeffcott St, North Adelaide. Drinks available. Bookings: Please email samanthabattams@gmail.com or RSVP via the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/605040596616378/ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ More on the book &…

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May 2019

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

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Readers Companion, Armidale Mall -151 Beardy St
Armidale, NSW 2350 Australia
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Everyone is welcome to the launch of Blood Sisters, the third novel in the Cass Diamond FNQ series by Sisters in Crime Cairns member, Caroline de Costa. 5.30pm, Thursday 2 May, Readers Companion, Armidale Mall, 151 Beardy Street, Armidale NSW Blood Sisters explores sex trafficking and abortion, teenage emotions and adult mischief, in a story as densely branched as the rainforest itself. Caroline de Costa was born and brought up in Sydney. After travelling and working in Europe, the Middle East and South America, including…

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Open invitation to the launch of Carmel Reilly’s novel, Life Before

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Readings Hawthorn, 701 Glenferrie Rd
Hawtthorn, VIC 3122 Australia
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Everyone is  invited to celebrate the publication of Life Before, the debut adult crime novel of Sisters in Crime member, Carmel Reilly. Author (and Sisters in  Crime member). Ann Turner, will launch the book: Thursday 9 May, 6.30pm  - Readings Hawthorn,  701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn. Life Before is a family drama with a touch of crime and a mystery at its core. Carmel Reilly is an educational writer who has written over 300 titles of fiction and non-fiction for children. In…

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Open Invitation: Melbourne launch of The Secret Art of Poisoning: The True Crimes of Martha Needle, the Richmond Poisoner

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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Everyone is welcome at the event launch The Secret Art of Poisoning: The True Crimes of Martha Needle, the Richmond Poisoner by Adelaide Sisters in Crime member, Dr Samantha Battams. Dr Battams will be in conversation with Dr Lucy Sussex, long-time  Sisters in Crime member,  author, and literary historian.  Lucy's historical works include Women Writers and Detectives in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction: The Mothers of the Mystery Genre (Palgrave MacMillan), The Fortunes of Mary Fortune (Penguin Books Australia) and Fergus Hume…

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Susan Hurley@Grumpy Swimmer May Book Club

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Grumpy Swimmer, 110 Ormond Road
Elwood, Vic 3184 Australia
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Sisters in Crime member, Susan Hurley, will join the Grumpy Swimmer May Book Club to talk about her debut novel, Eight Lives. A brilliant young doctor is dead … and someone has to take the blame. Eight Lives is a scientific thriller: Former refugee David Tran becomes the Golden Boy of Australian medical research and invents a drug that could transform immunology. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial, a crucial step on the path to global fame for…

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June 2019

Open invitation – launch of Making Trouble (Tongued with Fire): An Imagined History of Harriet Elphinstone Dick and Alice C. Moon 

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon Street
Carlton, V 3183 Australia
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Making Trouble (Tongued with Fire): An Imagined History of Harriet Elphinstone Dick and Alice C. Moon by Sue Ingleton will be launched by playwright Joanna Murray-Smith Thursday, 20 June. Please join us at Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon Street, Carlton at 6.00pm for 6.30pm launch. For more information on this free event and to RSVP please click here. Sue Ingleton is a multi-award winning actor, director, writer and stand-up comedian. Sue is a recipient of the Sydney Myer Individual Performing Arts…

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