Category: thriller

Behind the Scenes of My New Train Mystery (Toot!)

Behind the Scenes of My New Train Mystery (Toot!)

ALL ABOARD FOR THE BEST JOB EVER Those of you who follow me on Instagram and Facebook know I’ve been doing a lot of “boast posts” lately, and with good reason. I’m just back from a four-day/three-night journey on the majestic Indian Pacific luxury passenger train that takes 240 lucky ducks across the width of Australia, from Sydney in the east …

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It’s My Book’s Birthday + A Hot New Release

It’s My Book’s Birthday + A Hot New Release

HAPPY BOOK(CLUB) BIRTHDAY! For me, launching a new book — in this case, Gone Guest: Murder Mystery Book Club 6 — is a lot like having a birthday. It’s a heady mix of excitement, relief (whoop! I made it!) and trepidation, because now I have to let it go and get on with the next …

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Why Crime is Like a Box of Ciggies

Why Crime is Like a Box of Ciggies

WHY CRIME IS LIKE A BOX OF CIGGIES + 99c MYSTERY Best-selling crime writer and fellow Aussie Michael Robotham once told a crowd at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival that in an industry that reveres literature, being a crime writer was a lot like being a smoker on the balcony at a party. Sure, everyone …

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