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True Crime Sunday with Vikki Petraitis!

Come let true crime writer Vikki Petraitis take you down the mean streets 24 November 2019! Book via Eventbrite, or come check out our Facebook page.

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Terror Australis in Tasmania—31 Oct to 5 Nov 2019

Terror Australis 31 October—5 November 2019 Clan Destine will be attending this five day convention in the Huon Valley of Tasmania.A festival for readers and writers and things that go bump in the night, come along—if you dare—and enjoy masterclasses on plot and professionalism, workshops on short story and screenwriting, as well as Halloween parties and panels on poisons, motives and means. Clan Destine's own publisher and crime writer, Lindy Cameron, will be part of the Pitch to Publishers session, and take part in the Marple v Holmes panel. She'll also be interviewing Kerry Greenwood about Phryne Fisher. Come along...

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Vikki Petraitis' Life of Crime

Inside the Law New Release Vikki Petraitis

Announcing the arrival of Inside the Law, the latest book by Vikki Petraitis – a true crime memoir about her quarter of a century of researching and writing about real life crime. Vikki Petraitis had no idea that writing a book about a strange murder on Phillip Island would give her a second career alongside her chosen profession as a school teacher. Since 1993 she has spent thousands of hours with experts, survivors, victims and families, to tell the true stories of “real people, real grief, real loss, real horror”. Vikki accompanied police and crime scene professionals on active duty...

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Horror Australis: Martians Attack Australia!

War of the Worlds - Battleground Australia When the monstrous metal tripods of H. G. Wells’ late 1890’s science fiction tale were destroying Britain, were other Martian invaders creating havoc elsewhere on the globe, and specifically, what would have happened if they’d stomped across that isolated ‘colonial backwater’, Australia?  That question electrified three writer-editors who specialise in packaging books for the Mystery-Horror-SF market: Steve Proposch, Christopher Sequeira and Bryce Stevens, collectively aka ‘Horror Australis’ or HA. The three reached into their virtual rolodexes and the end-result was that some of the biggest names in genre and literary fiction in the...

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Improbable Press Acquired by Clan Destine Press

Improbable Press

Clan Destine Press is expanding! Recently Australian-based CDP acquired small UK publisher Improbable Press. IP brings adventure-mystery-romance novels, a focus on LGBTQIA+ voices and stories, and a thirst for new authors and readers. Visit Clan Destine's new imprint today — Improbable Press

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