Tag Archives: Honey Brown

SheKilda 3…where a criminally good time was had by all

This post is based on an article that appeared on the Sisters in Crime Australia website, with editorial comments as noted. Sisters in Crime celebrated its 25th birthday in style at SheKilda3: One-day Crime Spree at St Kilda Town Hall … Continue reading

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2015 Program

The Melbourne Writers Festival 2015 program is live. This year, I’m chairing three panels as part of the main festival program, and another three as part of the schools program. I’ll also going to be joining Italian crime writer Simonetta … Continue reading

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Top 10 Crime Reads 2014

I was asked recently by the team at Radio National Books and Arts Daily to do a wrap-up of my Top 5 favourite crime reads for 2014. I’m sure I’m not the only author or reader for whom this is … Continue reading

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Davitt Awards 2014 Winners

Sisters in Crime Australia last night presented the 14th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Although my shortlisted novel The Dying Beach didn’t win Best Adult Novel, I was delighted to see the prize go to one of my favourite Australian … Continue reading

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Davitt Awards 2014 shortlist

Sisters in Crime Australia yesterday announced its shortlist for its 14th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women, and I was thrilled to learn that The Dying Beach made this year’s shortlist for Best Adult Novel. It’s the first time a novel of … Continue reading

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Review: Through the Cracks

I make no secret of being a big fan of Australian writer Honey Brown’s work and her new novel, Through the Cracks, may well be her best. The novel’s opening jolts the reader like a slap in the face, occurring at the moment … Continue reading

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My year of reading 2013

I was asked for a three-book ‘best of’ list and summer reading list for a feature  in The Melbourne Review, with the stipulation that all books had to be released in 2013. (Quite by chance, the three were laid out … Continue reading

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The Book Q&A

I was tagged by Jo Case to answer this fulsome Book Q&A; Jo’s answers are here. I’m following Jo’s example: if you’d like to take part, consider yourself tagged. (And come back and leave a link to your quiz responses in … Continue reading

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And isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?*

I’m starting to think JK Rowling has it in for me. It started when I was interviewed by a journalist for a piece about the Robert Galbraith/JK Rowling phenomenon. The story by now is legend: that JK Rowling, author of … Continue reading

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Review: Dark Horse

Crime fiction author and prolific blogger Margot Kinberg posted recently about bad books and disappointing reads. Judging from the number of comments provoked by the post, she hit a raw nerve. I credit Margot with teaching me how to admit … Continue reading

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