Karen from AustCrime's Blog – December 2008 Archive (4)

Genre Flash 3 - just in time for a little Christmas / Summer shopping

Just in time for your last minute Christmas shopping - Genre Flash 3 has been released by the local Sisters in Crime - make sure you have a look through the publication, not just for Christmas ideas, but for P D Martin's report on Bouchercon this year.

Added by Karen from AustCrime on December 22, 2008 at 9:03am — No Comments

Win some books by Australian Authors

It's Christmas and our local authors are obviously going a little crazy.

Anyone who hasn't entered yet - don't forget the competition to win a copy of Geoff McGeachin's first two books which has a couple more weeks to go:


We're now lucky enough to have 3 copies of Dave Franklin's new book - English Toss on Planet Andong (Dave's books are also very funn (no really… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on December 17, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dorothy Porter - 1954 to 2008

Radio National's Bookshow first announced, and a story has just been aired on ABC Radio's The World Today Show - Dorothy Porter died from breast cancer this morning.

A profound loss to the Australian literary community, and to the cause of poetry the world over, Dorothy was one of those women that, if you were lucky enough to hear her speak, made you profoundly jealous of anybody fortunate enough to have been a student of hers.

I'm particularly feeling the loss as I… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on December 10, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Competition - Win a Copy of D-E-D Dead! and Sensitive New Age Spy by Geoff McGeachin

Geoff McGeachin has a third Alby Murdoch book due out in January and he very generously has offered copies of the first two books as a competition via AustCrime. If you like broad, irreverent, Australian humour, laced with a bit of spying, a lot of lunching and some very nice coffee - these could be the books for you!


No geographical restrictions :)

Added by Karen from AustCrime on December 4, 2008 at 12:51pm — No Comments

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