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August 2019

Open Invitation: Ashley Kalagian Blunt in conversation re My Name is Revenge

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings Hawthorn, 701 Glenferrie Rd
Hawtthorn, VIC 3122 Australia
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Free

Hear Toni Jordan and Ashley Kalagian Blunt in conversation about Kalagian Blunt’s new book, My Name is Revenge, a collection of fiction and essays related to the Armenian genocide and its connections to Australia. These include the 1980 assassination of a Turkish consul-general in Sydney, a crime that remains unsolved to this day, and an attempted bombing in Melbourne in 1986. Wednesday 28 August, 6:30pm, Readings Hawthorn, 701 Glenferrie Rd. Free, but please book here.  

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Alison Knight: Author talk, Mentone Public Library, Melbourne

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mentone Public Library, 36 Florence Street
Mentone (rear), Vic 3194 Australia
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Born in Manchester, Alison Knight was educated at both Birmingham University (undergraduate degree in English) and Manchester University (postgraduate degree on Henry James).Since 1983, she has been based in Melbourne, immersing herself in the Peridot Theatre from 2007 and from 2016 at the Melbourne Writers’ After working as an English teacher, she moved into active involvement with community theatre. Alison continues to serve as researcher, writer and performer  for the highly regarded, Australian historical aviation and educational community theatre company Legends of the Skies Theatre…

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September 2019

Enjoy a sundowner with Queen of Crime Val McDermid

September 5 @ 6:30 pm
Tompkins on Swan Function Centre, Dunkley Avenue
Alfred Cove, Perth, WA 6145 Australia
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$22

Val will be in conversation with acclaimed West Australian author Dervla McTiernan, followed by Q&A from the audience, book sales and book signing. VENUE Tompkins on Swan Function Centre Dunkley Avenue, Alfred Cove, Perth 6154 DATE & TIME On Thursday 5 September 2019 at 6:30pm COST $22 per person  - price includes author in conversation, followed by Q&A from the audience, welcome drink and cheese platter served after the event during the book sales and signing. Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=527569 CONTACT DETAILS…

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Open invitation to Sydney book launch: The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong

September 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sydney Jewish Museum, 148 Darlinghurst Rd.,
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010 Australia
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Sydney-based Sisters in Crime, Diane Armstrong, is a child Holocaust survivor who was born in Poland in 1939 and arrived in Australia in 1948. An award-winning journalist and bestselling author, she has written six books. Her family memoir Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations was short-listed for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction as well as for the National Biography Award. In 2000, The Voyage of Their Life was shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Her first novel Winter Journey was shortlisted for the…

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Open invitation: A.M. Stuart on Singapore Sapphire: A Harriet Gordon Mystery

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Williamstown Library, 104 Ferguson St.,
Williamstown, VIC 3016 Australia
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A.M. Stuart will be talking about her new book, Singapore Sapphire: A Harriet Gordon Mystery, Wednesday Wednesday 11 September, 6.30 pm, at Williamstown Library, 104 Ferguson St., Williamstown. Harriet Gordon stumbles into a murderous web of stolen gems and cutthroat thieves as she runs from her tragic past in an enthralling new historical mystery series set in early twentieth century Singapore. Singapore, 1910: Desperate for a fresh start, Harriet Gordon finds herself living with her brother, a reverend and headmaster of a…

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Author encounter: Sarah Thornton@Geelong Library

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street
Geelong, VIC 3220 Australia
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Everyone is welcome to hear Sarah Thornton talk about her debut crime novel, Lapse, to Sister in Crime national co-convenor, Tara Mitchell. In Lapse, high-flying city lawyer Clementine Jones ends up living like a hermit in small-town Katinga, coaching the local footy club, after a momentary lapse brought her world crashing down. She’s supposed to be lying low, but here she is, with her team on the cusp of their first premiership in fifty years—and the whole bloody town counting on her,…

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October 2019

Open Invitation: Launch of Dorothy Johnston’s, Gerard Hardy’s Misfortune

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Uniting Church – The Bay Room, 85 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, Vic 3225 Australia
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Everyone is invited to join author (and long-time Sisters in Crime member) Dorothy Johnston for the launch of the third in her sea-change mystery series, Gerard Hardy’s Misfortune, to The Bookshop at Queenscliff. Janey Runci, Vice President of the Henry Handel Richardson Society, will do the honours. In Gerard Hardy’s Misfortune, local senior constable, Chris Blackie, is the first responder to a bizarre murder in the basement of the historic Royal hotel which once served as both the town morgue…

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Open invitation: Tara Moss to launch the Monash University Crime Fiction Project

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monash University, Learning and Teaching Building, 19 Ancora Imparo Way
Clayton, Vic 3800 Australia
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Everyone is welcome at the launch of  the Monash University Crime Fiction Project by  bestselling author, Tara Moss. Tara will be in conversation with Dr Barbara Pezzotti reading from and discussing her latest novel Dead Man Switch (in bookshops on 21 October) which features World War II Sydney PI Billie Walker. Monash University, Clayton Campus, Learning and Teaching Building, 19 Ancora Imparo Way, Seminar Room 121 Tuesday, 29 October, 4.00-6.00 pm The event will be introduced by Dr Stewart King. The conversation will…

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November 2019

Open invitation: S J Morgan’s, Hide (Adelaide)

November 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mitcham Library, 54 Belair Rd
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Please come and help us celebrate the release of Adelaide Sister in Crime S J Morgan's brand new crime/thriller, Hide (MidnightSun Publishing).  It’s 1983 in Thatcher’s Britain. Alec Johnston has left his comfortable family home in Cardiff and taken a flat with bikers Minto, Stobes and Black. There he meets Sindy, Minto’s strange and vulnerable young girlfriend. When she starts to view Alec as a possible saviour from her abusive relationship, it earns Alec a big target on his back.…

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Open Invitation to the launch of Present Tense@Gleebooks, Sydney

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road
Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia
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Present Tense (Clan Destine Press) by Natalie Conyer, a riveting hard-boiled police procedural set in modern South Africa, is being launched by Matt McGuire, Associate Professor at Western Sydney University, Sunday 10 November, 3.30 for 4pm,  Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe. Present Tense takes us to Cape Town, to the thrilling, dangerous, new South Africa. Veteran cop Schalk Lourens wants a quiet life. Like the rest of the country, he’s trying to put the past behind him. But the past has a…

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