Thrill City

by Leigh Redhead

THRILL CITY has arrived. The fourth Simone Kirsch book from Australian writer Leigh Redhead has been much anticipated by fans of this fantastic, Melbourne-based, stripper turned Private Investigator series. Mind you, it’s not just Simone that I was pleased to see back, but Chloe, Sean, Alex, Curtis, all the other strippers, the bars and the way that the streetscape comes alive...
Golden Relic

by Lindy Cameron

When local Crime and True Crime Author Lindy Cameron decided to re-release GOLDEN RELIC as an ebook I was very very pleased (DISCLAIMER – I did the conversion of the manuscript into the ePUB file). I remember the story of STOLEN PROPERTY (as it was originally titled) when it was released on the website of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) ’98 website...
The Half-Child

by Angela Savage

Good crime fiction, for me anyway, frequently goes hand in hand with a spotlight on social issues. If it incorporates a good, strong sense of place and great characters that you can really feel something about, then even better. THE HALF-CHILD is Melbourne author Angela Savage’s second Jayne Keeney book. This book is set in Thailand, but the focus this time is on the...
A Few Right Thinking Men

by Sulari Gentill

A FEW RIGHT THINKING MEN introduces Rowland Sinclair to fans of Australian historical crime fiction. Set in 1930’s Sydney and Yass, A FEW RIGHT THINKING MEN takes a reader into a world where the affects of the Great Depression are being felt, and the tension between the Proto-Fascists and Communists in Australian society veers dangerously close to civil war...
Red Queen

by H.M. Brown

It took seven years for Honey Brown to release her first, most readable novel and it’s certainly a very successful start to this writer’s career. Although Red Queen, is a dystopian psychological thriller, it also expertly explores the relationship between brothers when in the extreme situation of surviving in a world almost destroyed by a mutating virus...

Sisters in Crime News

World War II crime story wins Sisters in Crime’s 27th Scarlet Stiletto Award

Twenty-five-year-old Bermagui writer, Jessica Southern-Reid, tonight (28/11) won Sisters in Crime’s 27th Scarlet Stiletto Short Story Awards,...

Tanya Bretherton: true crime writer, sociologist and researcher

For this week’s Murder Mondays interview, Sisters in Crime’s national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore talked with Sydney true...

Robin Bowles: true crime queen, Cordon Bleu cook, jeweler and dog lover

Australia’s true crime queen, Robin Bowles, spoke to Sisters in Crime’s national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore, for this...

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Congratulations to Queensland Sisters in Crime member, Mirandi Riwoe, for winning the ARA Historical Novel prize of...

2020 Danger Prize goes to Tanya Bretherton

Congratulations to Sydney Sisters in Crime member, Tanya Bretherton, for winning the BAD Sydney Crime Writers' Festival's...





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