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August 2018

Frankston Library – Author talk with Danish crime writer, Sissel-Jo Gazan

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LocationFrankston Library, 60 Playne Street
Frankston, Vic 3199 Australia
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Free

Danish crime writer Sissel-Jo Gazan is a biology graduate from the University of Copenhagen and author of seven novels. The Dinosaur Feather, a scientific thriller was her breakthrough crime book and has been published in twelve countries. The Danish Broadcasting Corporation named it the Danish Novel of the Decade and Wall Street Journal listed it as one of the 10 Best Mysteries of 2013. It also judged the Danish People’s Favourite Crime Novel of the Decade, 2000-2010. Sissel-Jo will be in…

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Meet Scandi-crime author Sissel-Jo Gazan in conversation with P D Martin

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hawthorn Library, 584 Glenferrie Rd
Hawthorn, Vic 3122 Australia
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Free

Danish crime writer Sissel-Jo Gazan talks to P D Martin about her best-selling books and how Denmark is contributing to the Nordic Noir crime wave. Gazan is the author of seven novels including The Dinosaur Feather, and The Arc of the Swallow. She is currently working on a new novel that investigates the child abuse scandals in relation to the church in Australia, Denmark, America and Ireland, after realising that members of her Australian family stayed at a scandal-riddled Melbourne Boys Home. Books…

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Open Invitation: Crime writers in conversation – Sandi Wallace and L.J.M. Owen

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sooki Lounge, 1648 Burwood Highway
Belgrave, VIC 3160 Australia
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Open invitation to Sisters in Crime and Brothers-in-law Saturday 18 August at 1.00pm for 1.30pm start Sooki Lounge, 1648 Burwood Highway, Belgrave, Victoria Please join Sandi Wallace and L.J.M. Owen for a criminally chilled afternoon. They will be in conversation about writing and books—including Sandi’s brand new rural crime thriller Into the Fog and L.J.’s latest historical crime novel Egyptian Enigma—with the opportunity for audience questions. Good music and a glass of wine or soft drink will follow. Sandi and…

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October 2018

Open invitation – Launch of The Spotted Dog by Kerry Greenwood

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Masonic Hall, 9 Willis St,
Yarraville, Vic 3013 Australia
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The Sun Bookshop is thrilled to announce that the one and only Kerry Greenwood is back with a new Corinna Chapman adventure! Join us to celebrate the release The Spotted Dog. Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire, talented sleuth, stalwart friend and lover, is back! When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing, Corinna and her lover, Daniel, find themselves inextricably drawn into the machinations of a notorious underworld gang of drug…

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Open invitation – launch of All Our Secrets by Jennifer Lane

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lazybones Lounge, 294 Marrickville Road,
Marrickville, NSW 2204 Australia
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All  crime buffs are warmly invited to the Sydney launch of All Our Secrets by Australian ex-patriate  crime writer, Jennifer Lane - Sunday 28 October, 2-4pm,  Lazybones Lounge, 294 Marrickville Road, Marrickville. Live music will be supplied by Damien Kane and Nicole Smede. The debut novel won the Ngaio Marsh First Novel Award in New Zealand in September. It’s just been rebirthed by Australian genre specialist, Clan Destine Press. Lane, a short story writer, novelist, and copywriter, has spent almost half of her…

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November 2018

From the Mouth of Monsters with Amanda Howard

November 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Precinct Hotel,, 60 Swan Street
 Cremorne, Vic 3121 Australia
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$112.74

VIP Late Lunch with True Crime author and podcaster, Amanda Howard. Amanda will talk about how she got started, the encounters in her 20-year career that truly frightened her, the weird and the humorous things she's experienced, and how to write true crime. A Q&A will wrap up the lunch. Ticket price includes: Front row seating at the event Lunch with soft drink (alcohol at bar prices) A signed copy of Amanda's Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions book. Bookmark Print of…

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From The Mouth of Monsters: An Evening in Conversation with Amanda Howard

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
State Library of Victoria Conference Centre, 179 La Trobe St
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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$45.52

True Crime writer and podcaster Amanda Howard has been interviewing serial killers for over 20 years and as such, has been privy to things you’ll never read in a book or find in the news. Known as the ‘Serial Killer Whisperer’, Amanda is one of Australia’s leading authorities on the subject and also co-host of Monsters Who Murder, a chart topper for True Crime on iTunes podcast. Author of 24 books, Amanda regularly appears on Australian television and international documentaries.…

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Author brunch with Robin Bowles

November 25 @ 10:30 am
Realm Library, Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Hwy
Ringwood, Vic 3134 Australia
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$15

Join Australia's Queen of Crime, Robin Bowles, for an Author  Brunch:  Realm Library: Sunday 25 November 10.30-11.30am Robin, renowned for her searching forensic inquiries into the cases she chooses, has written 14 books. She began with the still-unsolved murder of country housewife, Jenny Tanner, and followed it up with intimate examinations of the cases of Jaidyn Leskie and Peter Falconio, among others. Her latest book, Accidental Death? was released in May. Robin is a former national convenor, now Life Member, of Sisters in…

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December 2018

Open invitation: Launch of A Body of Work by Janice Simpson (Hybrid Publishers)

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Younger Sun, 28 Murray Street
Yarraville, Vic 3013 Australia
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Coroner Audrey Jamieson will launch A Body of Work, the first book in Janice Simpson’s series featuring Detective Constable Angela Micelli and Detective Senior Sergeant Brendan O’Leary – Sunday 2 December, 5.30pm in the pop-up park outside the Younger Sun, 28 Murray Street, Yarraville, weather permitting, or inside the bookshop, if not. A Body of Work, Simpson’s contemporary crime novel set in Melbourne and Ballarat, tells the story of socialite and author Deborah Dangerfield’s murder at a Melbourne arts festival,…

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Open invitation: Castlemaine launch of A Body of Work by Janice Simpson (Hybrid Publishers)

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Castlemaine Library, 212 Barker St.,
Castlemaine, VIC 3450 Australia
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Castlemaine-based crime writer, Annie Hauxwell, will launch A Body of Work after an in-conversation with author Janice Simpson on Thursday 6 December, 5 for 5.30pm, Castlemaine Library, 212 Barker St, Castlemaine.  A Body of Work, Simpson’s contemporary crime novel set in Melbourne and Ballarat, tells the story of socialite and author Deborah Dangerfield’s murder at a Melbourne arts festival, and the subsequent police investigation which uncovers not only the murderer, but political corruption, organised crime and the damage done in dysfunctional…

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