Tag Archives: Behind the Night Bazaar

Crime, Place and Politics

I met author Rowena Holloway during my recent visit to Adelaide for CrimeFest and was delighted when she subsequently invited me to be interviewed for her wonderful series, Writer’s Block: Author Interviews. With Rowena’s permission, the first part of our … Continue reading

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Angela Savage & Jayne Keeney P.I.

Originally posted on Fairfieldbooks On Station:
For those of you who have yet to read Angela Savage’s crime series, tracing the mysteries and mishaps of Australian ex-pat P.I. Jayne Keeney in Thailand, you’re in for a treat. Savage is a…

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Writers ask writers #1

The following post first appeared on The Crayon Files, the blog of my friend, fellow author and Thai-phile Caron Eastgate Dann. Caron is a former journalist and it shows in the interesting questions she put to me. I’ve always wondered why … Continue reading

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How crime writers get into the Christmas spirit

Christmas came early for me last weekend when Graeme Blundell included my novel The Dying Beach among his top crime picks for 2013, alongside books by James Lee Burke, Garry Disher, Michael Robotham, Ian Rankin and Ace Atkins. The Dying Beach … Continue reading

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Jayne, meet Angela

At the 2012 Crime and Justice Festival in Melbourne, Rochelle Jackson asked Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin what his detective character Inspector John Rebus would think of him. ‘I don’t think he’d like me,’ Rankin said. ‘He’d think I was … Continue reading

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Everyone’s a winner, bargains galore*

It’s only one week until the third novel in the Jayne Keeney PI series, The Dying Beach, is released. That’s just enough time to read the first two novels in the series, Behind the Night Bazaar and The Half-Child. To … Continue reading

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Fan mail

This week I received fan mail from Austria via my publisher. Real mail. A hand-made card in an envelop, the message inside written in ink, complete with quote from Emily Dickinson. The sender, Ms Theresia Raditschnigg, asked for my autograph … Continue reading

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Cover me*

I am excited to announce that the release date for my new novel The Dying Beach has been brought forward to 26 June 2013. In preparation, the fabulous team at Text Publishing are re-packaging the digital editions of the previous two Jayne … Continue reading

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Hard Labour starts to pay off

There are times when maintaining a blog is a drag, a necessary evil for a fiction writer who would frankly rather spend her precious time writing fiction. Times when I struggle to find something interesting to blog about. Other times … Continue reading

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Moral ambiguity and bad shit

Greg Bearup’s article in last Saturday’s Good Weekend magazine, Knights of the twilight zone about controversial Australian charity The Grey Man that rescues underage sex workers from Thai brothels, brought back vivid memories of my time in Southeast Asia in the … Continue reading

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