Tag Archives: The Dying Beach

The cave

Like so many around the world, I have been riveted over the past two weeks by the story of the junior soccer team and their coach, trapped deep in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province for … Continue reading

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Life’s a beach

I couldn’t resist sharing this photo of an anonymous handsome stranger (okay, he’s a member of my family) reading my novel The Dying Beach in Krabi province, southern Thailand. Most of the novel is set in Krabi, on the exquisite … Continue reading

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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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Ned Kelly Awards 2014 shortlist

The Australian Crime Writers Association announced the shortlist for the 2014 Ned Kelly Awards on Saturday evening at the Bendigo Writers Festival. I was absolutely thrilled to be on the spot when my latest novel The Dying Beach was included … 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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It’s my party and I’ll sign if I want to

I was reminded at the launch party for The Dying Beach of the inherent paradox in book launch parties: you invite all the people you love most in the world to come together in the same place at the same time, then spend … 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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Introducing…The Dying Beach

The Dying Beach, the third novel in my Jayne Keeney PI series, is released today 1 July 2013. The book follows on from Behind the Night Bazaar (2006) and The Half-Child (2010) and is set in April 1997 in the … Continue reading

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