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Sandi Wallace and Sue Williams in line-up of 2017 Coal Creek Literary Festival

October 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

$5 – $10

Rural crime writers (and Sisters in Crime members) Sue Williams and Sandi Wallace are among a cast of ten authors talking about their books and writing at this year’s Coal Creek Literary Festival.

At 11.30-12.15pm, Sue and Sandi will be chatting about their latest releases—the second books in their respective series—and penning crime stories.

Sandi will also be part of the panel discussion at 4.15-5.00pm, which will be followed by drinks and conversation in the foyer.

Sue and Sandi’s books will be available for sale and signing on the day. Check out the website for more information and the full line-up of authors, and come along to this fabulous event. www.coalcreekliteraryfestival.com

Sue Williams: Dead Men Don’t Order Flake is Sue’s comedy-crime novel starring Rusty Bore’s not-quite-licensed private detective and takeaway owner, Cass Tuplin, with a man returning from the dead and murder at its heart. It is the follow-up to Sue’s debut novel, Murder with the Lot, shortlisted for the 2013 Ned Kelly Awards Best First Fiction. Dead Men Don’t Order Flake was released in 2016 to excellent reviews, including, “[A] finely wrought and highly amusing crime novel…Williams has created a wonderful new series in the comedy crime genre.”—Australian


Sandi Wallace: Sandi’s rural crime thriller, Dead Again, sees Melbourne journalist Georgie Harvey and Daylesford cop John Franklin back in conflict when her assignment in wildfire-ravaged Bullock and a crime spree in Daylesford connect. Dead Again was released in April 2017 and B. Michael Radburn, author of The Falls, said: “Sandi Wallace has mastered rural crime,” while Jaye Ford, author of Darkest Place dubbed it: “A gripping twist on the bushfire threat all Australians live with.” It follows Sandi’s debut novel, Tell Me Why, winner of the 2015 Davitt Award Readers’ Choice.