women authors

Extreme situations elicit unusual crimes

Megan Goldin, Susi Fox and Pip Drysdale talk to Janice Simpson about deception and delusion, revenge and retribution, and how Sun Tzu’s The Art of War helps if you’re hellbent on making him pay. Megan Goldin is the author of the bestselling crime novel The Girl in Kellers Way. Her new book, The Escape Room

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The Mystery and HIstory Tour@Traralgon Library

L.J.M. Owen & Lindy Cameron, writers of rollicking archaeological mysteries, will be in conversation at Traralgon Library on  Sunday August 19, 3.30 pm. The Intermillennial Sleuth series by L.J.M. Owen series follows Dr Elizabeth Pimms, archaeologist and librarian, as she solves ancient crimes using 21st century techniques. With really cold cases and odern family secrets, this charming crime series focuses on forgotten women’s

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The Mystery and History Tour with L.J.M. Owen & Lindy Cameron

L.J.M. Owen & Lindy Cameron, writers of rollicking archaeological mysteries, will be in conversation at the Prahran Mechanics Institute on Thursday August 16, 6pm. The Intermillennial Sleuth series by L.J.M. Owen series follows Dr Elizabeth Pimms, archaeologist and librarian, as she solves ancient crimes using 21st century techniques. With really cold cases and odern family secrets,

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Emma Viskic wins again at Sisters in Crime’s Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women

Melbourne author Emma Viskic won the Davitt (Best Adult Novel) for And Fire Came Down (Echo Publishing) at Sisters in Crime’s 18th Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women on Saturday night (11 August). It tops off a stunning award-winning run for Viskic, who won an unprecedented three Davitts and a Ned Kelly

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18th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women

Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication and the Danish Arts Foundation Frock up and join us for champagne and canapés as we present Sisters in Crime’s annual Davitt Awards with our international guest, Danish author Sissel Jo-Gazan. Harlequin Australia has kindly donated 100 proof copies  of Anna Snoekstra’s new

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Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards close 31 August 2018

Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards offer almost $10,000 is on offer in prize money.   For the first time, Swinburne University of Technology is sponsoring the first prize. There are two brand-new awards on offer this year: Writers Victoria Crime and Punishment Award ($660) for the story with the most satisfying retribution (the

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Open invitation – Book launch: After the Lights Go Out

After the Lights Go Out is an utterly gripping new YA novel from Lili Wilkinson – a disaster survival story about a family of Doomsday preppers. What happens when the lights go off after what might truly be an end-of-the-world event? Come along to the novel’s launch and to hear Wilkinson in conversation with fellow author

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Hemmeligheder – the secret of writing mystery – a talk (in Danish) by Danish author Sissel-Jo Gazan

Sisters in Crime Australia and Denmark House are proud to present Hemmeligheder – the secret of writing mystery – a talk  (in Danish) by Danish author Sissel-Jo Gazan Thursday 2 August 6 pm at Denmark House Enjoy a communal 2 course meal $35 per person, drinks on consumption. Gazan, a biology graduate from the University of

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Small Towns, Big Secrets, Criminal Intentions

Sue Williams, Aoife Clifford and Kerry McGinnis talk to Hazel Edwards about how crime can stalk dusty country roads as readily as the mean streets of the big cities. Live and Let Fry (Text Publishing) is the third book by Sue Williams to feature Cass Tuplin, proprietor of the Rusty Bore Takeaway (and unlicensed private

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Talking Turkey: Q&A with August Thomas

Robyn Walton, Sisters in Crime’s Vice-President, spoke to the wonderfully-named August Thomas about her debut book, Liar’s Candle (Simon & Schuster). Hello, August, and congratulations on the publication of Liar’s Candle. You’ve given us an espionage thriller set in contemporary Turkey, your protagonist a young woman who’s an intern at the US embassy in Ankara.

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