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November 2018

25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thornbury Theatre, Velvet Room, 859 High Street
Thornbury, Victoria 3071 Australia
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Presented by Kate Atkinson, star of Wentworth and Cate Kennedy, short story guru, in collaboration with crime author and performer Jane Clifton This year, 201 short stories written by Australian women compete for $9760 in prize money. The first-prize winner will also take home a spectacular scarlet stiletto trophy. Kate Atkinson has a long criminal record – as an actor, that is. This year she received a Logie Award nomination for Most Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role for her…

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Open invitation – event launch, Missing Pieces (Wild Dingo Press) by Caroline de Costa

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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Cairns author, Caroline de Costa, will be in conversation with Sisters in Crime's Carmel Shute about Missing Pieces, her  second novel in the series featuring Cairns Aboriginal detective Cass Diamond.  It is a sequel to Double Madness, which was shortlisted in the Davitt Awards in 2016. This time round, the reinvestigation of the case of a toddler who went missing back in 1992 takes Cass in unexpected directions. Weaving together a story of race, ethnicity, identity and environmental politics,  de Costa again sets…

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December 2018

Jane Harper in conversation with Angela Savage about The Lost Man

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Upstairs at the Athenaeum , Level 2, 188 Collins Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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$15 – $20

The Melbourne Athenaeum Library and Sisters in Crime Australia take pleasure in presenting Jane Harper and Angela Savage as they discuss Jane’s latest best-seller, The Lost Man (Pan Macmillan, 2018), a stand-alone thriller set in outback Queensland. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun. They are at the stockman’s grave, a landmark so old that no one can remember who is buried there. But today, it is their middle brother Cameron who…

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