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September 2019

Sarah to the power of two – Event Launch

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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Free

Sisters in Crime and Readings St Kilda are delighted to launch Where the dead go (Allen & Unwin), the final book in the Gemma Woodstock trilogy by Sarah Bailey and Lapse (Text Publishing), the first novel in the Clementine Jones series by Sarah Thornton.  The two Sarahs will be in conversation with  Carmel Shute, Sisters in Crime’s Secretary, and then take questions and sign books. In Where the dead go, Detective Gemma Woodstock has moved to the coastal town of…

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Domestic noir goes bush

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Rising Sun Hotel, cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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$10 – $22

Kylie Kaden, Petronella McGovern and Felicity McLean talk to Karina Kilmore-Barrymore about how home and family can be a cauldron for crime, bringing with it abductions, incarcerations, infidelity and missing children – even in the apparent safety of small rural and coastal towns.   Since being plucked from the Penguin Random House slush pile, Brisbane writer Kylie Kaden has become one of its internationally published authors. Her breakthrough debut novel, Losing Kate (2014), was followed by another critically acclaimed suspenseful…

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October 2019

Sisters in Crime@Port Phillip Seniors’ Festival

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Middle Park Community Room, 254-256 Richardson Street,
Middle Park, Vic 3025 Australia
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$6

The nuts and bolts of a death: An ‘in conversation’ about A Spanner in the Works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia s first all-girl garage (Hachette Australia). Monday 14 October, 10.30 am to 12 noon: Middle Park Community Room, 254-256 Richardson Street, Middle Park (upstairs) Author Loretta Smith will talk to Sisters in Crime’s Tara Mitchell about the amazing Alice Anderson, the motoring entrepreneur and inventor, who met an untimely and mysterious death in 1926. From the end…

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Sisters in Crime@Preston Library

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Preston Library, 266 Gower St
Preston, Vic 3072 Australia
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Susan Hurley will be in conversation with fellow Sister in Crime Dr Philomena Horsley about her debut thriller, Eight Lives (Affirm Press), which draws on her thirty years in medical research and the pharmaceutical industry. It features former refugee David Tran, the Golden Boy of Australian medical research. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial of his drug, a crucial step on the path to global fame for David and windfall gains for his investors. But when David…

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The Dark Adapted Eye: The challenges of taking crime books to the screen

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Rising Sun Hotel, cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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$12 – $22

Fiona Eagger, Dee McLachlan and Vikki Petraitis talk to Senior Professor Sue Turnbull about staying true to the source as it is adapted to the medium of film or television. What strategies are involved?  How do pictures, music, sound, and colour combine to tell a complex story that was originally told only in words? What stays and what goes? And is there a role for the author? Fiona Eagger is CEO & Co-Founder of Every Cloud Productions. She is an…

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November 2019

Sisters in Crime@Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lerderderg Library, 215 Main Street
Bacchus Marsh, Vic 3340 Australia
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Free

BacchChat: What true crime tells us about the world Join Sisters in Crime Robin Bowles and Vikki Petraitis in conversation with national convenor, Tara Mitchell, about how true crime is about true stories of real people, real grief, real loss, and real horror, not an opportunity to revel in sensationalism or gory murders. True crime can give a voice to the voiceless – to murder victims and their families – and teach us about resilience, about how people survive despite…

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What happens when shame and secrets meet?

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Melbourne Athenaeum Library, First Floor, 188 Collins St
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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$15 – $20

Find out when acclaimed Perth crime writer Sara Foster talks to Dr Robyn Walton about her latest mystery,  You Don't Know Me, out November with Simon & Schuster. Sara’s stunning new thriller revolves about the burden of shame and the disastrous consequences of hiding secrets. Sara Foster was born and raised in England, and moved to Australia in 2004. She has published four other novels: Come Back to Me, Beneath the Shadows, Shallow Breath and All That is Lost Between Us. She lives near Perth…

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