I’m delighted to announce that Dirt Creek is the Barnes & Noble Mystery & Thriller pick for the month of June! This is a big deal, and it’s been so lovely to see my book featured at Barnes & Nobles across the USA. To celebrate, I’ll be chatting with Alex Segura, author of Secret Identity:Continue reading “Watch/listen: Barnes & Noble Midday Mystery – DIRT CREEK”
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USA Paperback Publication Day: Dirt Creek
30 May 2023 is publication day for Dirt Creek – the US paperback edition of my first novel. (It’s still technically the 30th in the states, but it’s already the next day here in Australia!) I am a little beside myself to imagine this (lighter! More portable!) book in the hands of US readers. HugeContinue reading “USA Paperback Publication Day: Dirt Creek”
Read: Ten questions with Hayley Scrivenor, Vicarious Thrills blog
I was honoured to be asked to contribute to the Vicarious Thrills blog, which aims to inform emerging and aspiring crime and thriller writers about the industry and process of publication. I thoroughly enjoyed answering KC’s thoughtful questions (I particularly loved the one about the first thing I bought with my advance…). Also, check outContinue reading “Read: Ten questions with Hayley Scrivenor, Vicarious Thrills blog”
Dirt Creek makes the 2023 Barry Awards Best First Mystery Crime Novel shortlist
Dirt Creek has been nominated for Best First Mystery or Crime Novel by a panel of crime and mystery experts, thanks to the Deadly Pleasures Online Mystery Magazine. Winners will be announced at the Opening Ceremonies of San Diego Bouchercon on August 31, 2023. As stated on the Deadly Pleasures website: “All readers of Deadly Pleasures areContinue reading “Dirt Creek makes the 2023 Barry Awards Best First Mystery Crime Novel shortlist”
International Thriller Writers shortlist Dirt Town for Best First Novel
The International Thriller Writers have announced the nominees for the 2023 Thriller Awards, which honour excellence in thriller writing. Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XVIII on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City. Congratulations to my fellow nominees in the Best First Novel category!
Dirt Creek: A Novel shortlisted in the Lambda Literary Awards, USA.
I am thrilled to say that DIRT CREEK: A Novel (which is the U.S. edition of my first novel) has been shortlisted for the 2023 Lammy Award for LGBTQ+ Mystery! It is one of five finalists for the award in this category. The Lambda Literary Awards were created in 1989 (the year I was born!)Continue reading “Dirt Creek: A Novel shortlisted in the Lambda Literary Awards, USA.”
Read: Lis Angus reviews Dirt Creek
A wonderful and thoughtful review of the North American edition of my novel came in today. I thoroughly enjoyed this take on it. “One thing that becomes apparent is that the adults and children might as well be living in different worlds. The children have their own rivalries and fears, which impact events in waysContinue reading “Read: Lis Angus reviews Dirt Creek”
USA Publication Day: Dirt Creek
Tuesday 2 August is publication day for Dirt Creek – the US edition of my first novel. (Tuesday morning is still technically hours away in the states, but it’s Tuesday morning where I am and I’m ready to celebrate!) I am a little beside myself to imagine this book in the hands of US readers.Continue reading “USA Publication Day: Dirt Creek”