Australian Authors

Susan Hurley Book List


Susan Hurley decided to turn her hand to creative writing after a long career in medical research, public health advocacy and the pharmaceutical industry. She has Masters degrees in pharmacy and biostatistics, a PhD in epidemiology and health economics, and was a National Health and Medical Research Council Neil Hamilton Fairley Fellow. She is an honorary associate professor at the University of Melbourne. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and labradoodle.

Stand Alone

Eight Lives (2019)

Critical Acclaim

Eight Lives:

  • Winner 2020 Davitt Award for Best Debut Crime Book
  • Shortlisted 2020 Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut Crime Fiction
  • Shortlisted 2018 UK Caledonia Novel Award