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August 2017

Open invitation: Launch of No Limits by Ellie Marney

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dymocks, Lower Ground, 234 Collins Street
Melbourne , Victoria 3000 Australia
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All welcome to the launch of Ellie Marney's No Limits - New #LoveOzYA romantic crime from the author of the award-winning Every series… 6.30pm Friday 18 August, Dymocks, Lower Ground, 234 Collins Street, Melbourne  Boozer, brawler, ladies’ man – nineteen-year-old Harris Derwent is not a good guy. Injured and unemployed, he’s about to find out what he’s really made of when he agrees to narc within a rural drug cartel… Eighteen-year-old Amita Blunt is the perfect police sergeant’s daughter – practical,…

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Open invitation – Launch of Emma Viskic’s And Fire Came Down 

August 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beer Deluxe,, Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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You are all invited to the launch of Emma Viskic’s And Fire Came Down – a novel about a deaf private investigator dealing with a murder mystery, loss, racial tensions and secrets. Launched by Toni Jordan. Emma Viskic is an award-winning Australian crime writer. Her critically acclaimed debut novel Resurrection Bay won the 2016 Ned Kelly Award for best first fiction, as well as an unprecedented three Davitt Awards: best adult novel, best debut, and readers’ choice. Resurrection Bay was iBooks Australia’s crime novel of 2015.…

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September 2017

Writers under the Influence: Cath Ferla & Tania Chandler

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buck Mulligan’s, Buck Mulligan's
Northcote, Vic 3070 Australia
Free

Buck Mulligan's Bar & Bookshop: Great double bill with the darkly brilliant Cath Ferla and Tania Chandler. Wednesday 6th September - 7:30pm sharp Cath is cross-platform writer with a background in journalism, educational publishing, television screenwriting and script editing. Her debut crime novel, Ghost Girls has been shortlisted for the 2017 Davitt Awards in the categories of best debut and best fiction. UPDATE: Ghost Girls just won Best Debut Novel at the Davitt Awards. Tania is a Melbourne-based writer, published in Australia, the UK and Germany. Both her books…

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Sandi Wallace book chat at Bayswater Library

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bayswater Library, 7/13 High St
Bayswater, Vic 3153 Australia
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Sandi Wallace would love to see you at Bayswater Library on Friday 15 September at 2.00pm to chat about her latest release, Dead Again, writing and books. And don’t be shy – the audience is encouraged to get involved with questions! The second instalment in the Georgie Harvey and John Franklin series, Dead Again, was released earlier this year, and B. Michael Radburn, author of The Falls said: “Sandi Wallace has mastered rural crime,” while Jaye Ford, author of Darkest…

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October 2017

Jane Harper, in conversation with Leigh Redhead about Force of Nature

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Sun Bookshop, 10 Ballarat Street
Yarraville, Victoria 3013 Australia
Free

Join Jane Harper, who won two Davitts (Best Adult Novel and Readers' Choice) for  THE DRY,  in conversation with crime author Leigh Redhead* about Jane’s new novel FORCE OF NATURE. Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side. The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and teach resilience and team building. At least that…

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Open invitation: Launch of Jane Harper’s, Force of Nature

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
Free

                    RSVP panpublicity@macmillan.com.au

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Launch of Dark Matters: A Novel by Susan Hawthorne

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collected Works, 1/37 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
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You are all invited to the launch of Dark Matters:A Novel (Spinifex Press) by Susan Hawthorne. Launcher: Marion Campbell How do we pass on stories hidden by shame and resistance to shame? Collected Works, 1/37 Swanston Street, Melbourne 6 for 6.30pm Wednesday 18 October

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Launch of Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

October 25 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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