TeenRage

ONLINE EVENT. Authors Tania Chandler, Leanne Hall, and Ruth McIver talk to award-winning YA writer, Ellie Marney, about crime that starts with the young but continues to reverberate, transforming and traumatising many in its wake. Assaults, abductions and, most especially, murder, all leave a terrible legacy. FREE but must register.

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TeenRage

ONLINE EVENT. Authors Tania Chandler, Leanne Hall, and Ruth McIver talk to award-winning YA writer, Ellie Marney, about crime that starts with the young but continues to reverberate, transforming and traumatising many in its wake. Assaults, abductions and, most especially, murder, all leave a terrible legacy. FREE to attend but must register.

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BAD Sydney Crime Writers September International Event

Join the BAD Sydney Crime Writers September International Festival at 6 pm on Wednesdays in September for its short and very sweet festival with four of the best international women crime writers. Paula Hawkins, speaking to Suzanne Leal (8 September); Val McDermid, speaking to Sue Turnbull (15 September); Karin Slaughter, speaking to Andy Muir (22 September); and Ann Cleeves, speaking …

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Winner – Children’s Book

Clara is a small scruffy chook who is tormented by the rooster and the other hens. She escapes by watching a girl detective on TV and sees herself as a fellow crime-solver. She can’t speak human but writes a letter that there is an egg thief in the area ….

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Winner – Best Debut Book

Leah Swann’s writing is subtle which makes the narrative developments even more frightening. The finale leaves readers in a dark, ambiguous place, and sparked questions among the judges. Sheerwater is a standout, and we look forward to reading more from Leah Swann.

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