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Brian Kavanagh Book List

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Brian Kavanagh has many years’ experience in the Australian Film Industry in areas of production, direction, editing and writing. His editing credits include The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Odd Angry Shot, The Devil’s Playground, Long Weekend, Sex Is A Four-Letter Word and the recent comedy, Dags. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian […]

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Select an author to view books and reviews Wendy JamesCharlotte JayNeil JillettCatherine JinksDorothy JohnstonMelanie JoostenToni JordanNicholas JoseAlex Juniper

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Alex Juniper Book List

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Alex Juniper is the pseudonym of Janette Turner Hospital. She was born in Melbourne and has travelled extensively, having lived in Los Angeles, Boston, London and India. She currently resides in Ontario. Stand AloneA Very Proper Death (1990)

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Nicholas Jose Book List

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Nicholas was born in London to Australian parents and was came to Australia at the age of 1. He grew up in a variety of cities around Australia but for the most part called Adelaide home. Nicholas is the author of 6 novels that traverse historical fiction; Chinese tradition; and, friendship in contemporary Australia. He […]

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Toni Jordan Book List

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Toni was born in Brisbane in 1966. After leaving school, she enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at the University of Queensland, which she completed part time. She has worked as a research assistant, molecular biologist, quality control chemist, door-to-door aluminium siding saleswoman, marketing manager, shop assistant and copywriter. In 1996 she moved to Melbourne, […]

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Melanie Joosten Book List

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Born in 1981, Melanie Joosten lives and works in Melbourne. She has an Honours degree in Creative Arts and a Master of Arts (Editing) from the University of Melbourne. Berlin Syndrome is her first novel. Author Website Stand AloneBerlin Syndrome (2011) Non-CrimeGravity Well (2017)

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Dorothy Johnston Book List

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Dorothy Johnston is an Australian author of both crime and literary fiction. She has published novels, short stories and essays. Born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Johnston trained as a teacher at the University of Melbourne and later worked as a researcher in the education field. Of note to crime readers is Dorothy’s crime trilogy featuring […]

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Catherine Jinks Book List

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Catherine Jinks was born in Brisbane in 1963. She grew up in Papua New Guinea and later spent four years studying medieval history at the University of Sydney. She is an accomplished writer and is very much in demand as a speaker and writer-in-residence at schools, where she conducts mini-workshops. In her free time, Catherine […]

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Neil Jillett Book List

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Neil Jillet holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney. He began work as a journalist in 1952 and has been the Film and Dance Critic, Arts Editor and South-East Asia correspondent for the Age and Theatre Critic for the Melbourne Herald (1974-1978). He has written a radio play, ‘Miss Bradford and the […]

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Charlotte Jay Book List

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This is the pseudonym of Geraldine Halls. It was under the name Charlotte Jay that Halls wrote most of the crime fiction novels for which she is most well known. She attended Girton School (now Pembroke School) and the University of Adelaide, and worked as a shorthand typist in Australia and England, and as a […]