Tag Archives: Felicity Young

Review: Antidote to Murder

Antidote to Murder is the second Edwardian era crime novel by Felicity Young to feature autopsy surgeon Dr Dody McCleland and police Chief Inspector Matthew Pike. I was a fan of the first, A Dissection of Murder, and the sequel … Continue reading

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Favourite reads of 2012

It’s that listing time of year, a time when I like to collect my thoughts, and those of others, too, in list form. Bookstores and websites are full of ‘best of’ lists by genre and I thought I’d get in … Continue reading

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Crime & Justice Festival 2012 debrief: Part 1

For three days last week, a stretch of Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD between Swanston and Russell Streets was transformed into a literary precinct, a string of new venues hosting the return of the Reader’s Feast Crime and Justice Festival. … Continue reading

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Crime in church (not what you’re thinking)

As someone who never enters a church these days unless it’s for a funeral, I’m unusually excited at the prospect of appearing both in a church and convent in the forthcoming week. This weekend I’m in the Baptist Church at … Continue reading

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Crime & Justice Festival 2012

It is fitting that Ian Rankin is headlining this year’s Crime & Justice Festival, harking as he does from Edinburgh, the first UNESCO City of Literature. With Reader’s Feast Bookstore now operating from their chic premises on Collins Street, the Crime & … 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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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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Take Out

Blogger Kerrie Smith at Mysteries in Paradise recently wrote a post about Defining your favourite crime fiction and ran a poll amongst her readers to determine the most popular crime fiction sub-genre. Detective fiction topped the list as the favourite of … 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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