Tag Archives: Adrian Hyland

On a high note

My tumultuous year is ending on a high note, with The Half-Child making lists of best crime reads for 2010 in the Sydney Sun-Herald (‘Footnotes’), the Adelaide Advertiser (‘The best words between the covers’). It is high praise indeed to … Continue reading

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Aussie Author Challenge

As the year 2010 nears its end, I’ve just learned about the annual Aussie Author Challenge, a terrific initiative designed to encourage people to read more works by Australian authors. As an Australian author, I can only support such an … Continue reading

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Summer reading

The Half-Child has gone electric, the eBook version released just in time for Christmas. You can buy it at Kobo Books or through Borders. A Kindle version will follow in a few months. Don’t you love that I sound like … Continue reading

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Detectives Without Borders

My final session at the Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 was Detectives Without Borders, which saw Adrian Hyland and I talking with Joel Becker about working cross culturally and writing crime fiction, drawing on the rich material provided by culture clashes … Continue reading

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Crime & Justice Festival 2010 wrap-up 1

The past two weeks of furious swotting, email volleys and coffee meetings paid off on Saturday when both panels I chaired at the Crime & Justice Festival went off without a hitch. Sadly, Peter Temple was not so lucky, forced … Continue reading

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Gunshot Road

Emily Tempest is back in Gunshot Road, the follow up to Adrian Hyland’s  award-winning debut novel Diamond Dove. Described in the book’s blurb as ‘small, black, snaky as a taipan’s tooth’, Emily has reluctantly joined the Northern Territory Police as an … Continue reading

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Questions for Garry Disher

I’m delighted to have been given the task of interviewing Garry Disher at next month’s Crime and Justice Festival at the Abbotsford Convent, at 2 pm on Sat 17 July in The Refectory entitled ‘Garry Disher – A Master at … Continue reading

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