Australian Authors

Mark Dapin Book List


Mark Dapin moved to Australia in the late 1980s. He is the author of Strange Country, has been editor in chief of ACP's men's magazines, and is a hugely popular columnist for Fairfax's Good Weekend. He lives in Sydney with his partner and two children.

Stand Alone

King of the Cross (2009)
R&R (2015)

True Crime

Public Enemies: Russell 'Mad Dog' Cox, Ray Denning and the Golden Age of Armed Robbery (2020)


Spirit House (2011)

Critical Acclaim

King of the Cross:

  • Winner 2010 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime Novel


  • Shortlisted 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel