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October 2017

Launch of Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Curtin, 29 Lygon Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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You are all invited to the Launch of Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra's second novel. Award-winning crime novelist Emma Viskic (Ressurection Bay, When Fire Came Down) will be launching Anna Snoekstra’s second novel ‘Little Secrets’. Come for stories, performances, book signing and music. Local musicians will be performing songs featured within the pages of Little Secrets. which means a lot of Bruce Springsteen! Performers include: Phoebe Baker (of ALPINE), Eloise Falk, Dave Latimer along with Christian O'Brien and Ryan Lamb. Readings…

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November 2017

Open invitation to the launch of Sandi Wallace’s first short-fiction collection, On The Job

November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SOOKI LOUNGE, 1648 Burwood Hwy
Belgrave , VIc 3160 Australia
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10 November 2017 is release day for Sandi Wallace’s first short-fiction collection, On The Job She hopes you can join the celebration! Happy Hour, Happy Day, Drop-In ‘on the job’ Book Launch Friday 10 November from 5.00pm to 7.00pm - SOOKI LOUNGE, 1648 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave Drop in over Happy Hour—5.00-7.00pm—to chat with Sandi about her new book, writing or random stuff, pick up your signed copy, enjoy the groove of the Sooki Lounge…and raise a glass with her on release day!…

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Open invitation to the launch of Intruder by Leonie Johnson

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wheelers Hill Library, 860 Ferntree Gully Rd
Wheelers Hill, Victoria 3150 Australia
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You are all welcome to attend the launch  of Intruder (Sid Harta Publishing), the debut novel by Leonie Johnson. Every woman’s worst nightmare – A gripping tale of the life of a once blissfully happy woman whose existence is rendered a social outcast by the relentlessness of an intrusive sexual predator. Set in the suburbs of Melbourne, the reader travels through streets made familiar by Leonie Johnson’s evocative use of descriptive language as the protagonist, Emily, assumes the role of detective…

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January 2018

Free Crime Writing Workshop – Mornington Library

January 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mornington Library, Vancouver Street
Mornington, Victoria 3931 Australia
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Recommended for Adults Do you want to write a crime novel? Come along to Mornington Library's two day crime writing short course. Join best-selling author, Vikki Petraitis, as she guides you through the genre expectations of crime, protagonists and antagonists, plotting and setting. There will be clear instructions and lots of tips. This workshop will run over Saturday the 13/01/18 & Saturday 20/01/18, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM, so please make sure you are free to attend both days. Vikki…

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February 2018

Open invitation to launch of Anne Buist’s new novel, This I would kill for

February 1 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon Street
Carlton, V 3183 Australia
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Text Publishing is delighted to announce that Anne Buist’s This I would kill for will be launched by Dr Ian Freckelton QC.  This is the latest instalment in the Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist series of gripping psychological thrillers from Professor Anne Buist. Anne, a Sisters in Crime member,  is also scheduled to speak at Sisters in Crime's Domestic Noir event,  8pm Friday 9 February. Thursday 1st February, 6.00pm–8.00pm Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon St, Carlton VIC RSVP  to lucy.ballantyne@textpublishing.com.au or (03) 8610 4512  

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March 2018

Open invitation – launch of Amanda Howard’s new book,  Killing Time

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Campbelltown City Library, 1 Hurley St,
Campbelltown, NSW 2560 Australia
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Sisters in Crime members and supporters are all welcome to the launch of Amanda Howard's new book,  Killing Time. She returns to Campbelltown Library with the launch of her new book, a horror anthology of thrilling short stories. Followed by Q&A. www.amandahoward.com.au 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Wednesday  7 March Campbelltown City Library, 1 Hurley St, Campbelltown NSW 2560 Free but please book in: https://www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/WhatsOn

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New venue: Open invitation to the launch of Once a Copper by Vikki Petraitis

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Park Primary School Hall, Cnr Bridport St & Cardigan Place
Albert Park, Vic 3206 Australia
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His car was firebombed by corrupt cops, and contracts taken out by notorious hitmen, but no one was off-limits to Brian 'Skull' Murphy’s fearless fight against crime. Best-selling true crime writer, Vikki Petraitis, brings Brian's story to national attention. Petraitis explores the many facets of The Skull’s story. Starting on the mean streets of South Melbourne, to his early years as a policeman, then his fight against police corruption. Dodging crooks and corruption on both sides of the thin blue line, The…

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Open Invitation: Hazel Edwards in conversation about Celebrant Sleuth

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hazel Edwards, author of 200 books and most famously her classic children's book, There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake, has returned to crime with an  adult murder mystery, Celebrant Sleuth  The timing of her asexual celebrant sleuth book release, just happened to coincide with the changes in same sex marriage laws  and the attention on weddings and celebrants in January/February this year. But she started her book two years earlier because a versatile celebrant interested her as a character…

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June 2018

Open invitation to the launch of Accidental Death: when things may not be as they seem by Robin Bowles

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kelvin Club, 14 Melbourne Place
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Please join us for the launch of Accidental Death: when things may not be as they seem by Robin Bowles. To be launched by Julian Burnside AO QC. This collection of stories centres on the idea of 'accidental death', and the upheaval caused in the lives of those who lose a loved one in this way. Several of the cases examined here turned out, on investigation, not to be accidents at all. Some were crimes. Some remain unexplained; others were…

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Open invitation – launch of Liz Porter’s book, Crime Scene Asia: when forensic evidence becomes the silent witness

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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All crime fans are invited  to the launch of Liz Porter's latest forensics book. This time her focus is Asia. Crime Scene Asia: when forensic evidence becomes the silent witness contains 16 cases from Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Hong Kong, and one from Sydney, in which a Singaporean spent spent eight years in jail for a murder before being acquitted and freed because of forensic evidence – and some terrific work by Sydney barrister David Dalton SC in the Bali…

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