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Clan Destine Press Podcasts—Is it time?

Clan Destine Press Podcasts

What would you think about a Clan Destine Press podcast? You already know we've got nearly one hundred books of great writing, from Australian crime fiction by writers like Sandy Curtis and Lindy Cameron, Aussie true crime from authors like Vikki Petraitis and Emily Webb, historical fiction by Kerry Greenwood, erotic and mystery fiction from Mary Borsellino and Narrelle M Harris, and don't get us started (do, do get us started!) on the award-winning stories in our long-running Scarlet Stiletto series. So what would you think about a regular podcast series talking about the books we've got, the books that...

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Women Crime Writers and the Topic Which Dare Not Speak Its Name

Carmel Shute Interview Menopause

Women Crime Writers and the Topic Which Dare Not Speak Its Name

In a talk last December, Australian crime writer Carmel Shute, one of the powerhouses behind, and a co-convenor of Sisters in Crime, shared some thoughts about women in crime writing, crime fiction in general, and a subject she has not seen covered in crime fiction until recently. Women domestic noir writers, she said, have started to talk about a condition that dare not speak its name? "Can you guess what it is?" Shute asks? "I’ll give you a clue – it’s the central theme of Worst Case Scenario by Australian-born Glasgow-based author, Helen Fitzgerald, whose book The Cry was made...

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Join Clan Destine for our latest release party!

Join Clan Destine Press and writer Stephen Johnson for the release of Steve's novel Tugga's Mob on 29 November 2019. Tugga’s Mob is a page-turning tale of a long-forgotten crime and its inevitable retribution and you're invited to its launch party at The Rising Sun Hotel in South Melbourne! ‘With its tense shifts between characters, settings and time frames, and penetrating insights into the world of newsgathering, Tugga’s Mob is the story of a forgotten crime that refuses to stayburied but plays out in an edgy intersection with the present.’      — Garry Disher

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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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