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Tim Ayliffe + Louise Milligan + Sulari Gentill + Naima Brown + Joanne Anderton

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Tim Ayliffe

Tim Ayliffe

Tim Ayliffe is the author of the John Bailey thriller series, including The Greater Good, State of Fear, The Enemy Within and his most recent novel, Killer Traitor Spy. A TV series based on Ayliffe's global thrillers is currently in development. He has been a journalist for more than 25 years and was most recently the Managing Editor of TV & Video for ABC News. He lives in Sydney.

Louise Milligan

Louise Milligan

Louise Milligan is a multi-award-winning investigative journalist for ABC TV's Four Corners, the Australian national broadcaster's flagship current affairs documentary program. She is the author of two bestselling non-fiction books: Cardinal, The Rise and Fall of George Pell and Witness, An Investigation into the Brutal Cost of Seeking Justice. Her books have been awarded multiple prizes, including the Walkley Book Award, the Davitt Awards Best Non-Fiction Crime Book, the Melbourne Prize for Literature People's Choice Award, the Victorian Premier's Literary Award's People's Choice prize, the Sir Owen Dixon Chambers Law Reporter of the Year Award, a Press Freedom Medal and a shortlisting for the Stella Prize. Louise's journalism, particularly her coverage of historical institutional child abuse and the experience of women in the criminal justice system and parliament, has broken national and international news, sparked government inquiries and led to profound cultural change and law reform. She started her career in newspapers and is a former High Court correspondent and political reporter. Born in Ireland to an Irish mother and Scottish father, Louise moved to Australia as a child. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and two children. Pheasants Nest is Louise's first novel.

Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill is the award-winning, best-selling author of 16 published novels. Her body of work includes The Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, The Hero Trilogy, After She Wrote Him (which won the 2018 Ned Kelly Award) and the USA Today bestseller, The Woman in the Library, which was the winner of the Crime Lovers Best Novel by an independent publisher award, an Edgar Award nominee, a New York Times recommended read, a Goodreads most anticipated read, an Amazon editor’s pick and a CrimeReads best book of June. Her latest release is The Mystery Writer.

Naima Brown

Naima Brown

Naima Brown holds degrees in Middle Eastern Studies, Anthropology and Religious Studies. Her non-fiction has appeared in Vogue Australia, the Guardian Australia, and more. She has spent over a decade working in news, current affairs and documentary - save for her brief stint in reality TV, which inspired this novel. She was born and raised in Northern California before living and working in Yemen and Afghanistan, and now lives in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales with her husband and her dog. Naima, alongside Melissa Doyle, is the co-author of How to Age Against the Machine: An Empowering Guide for Women Ageing on Their Own Terms. The Shot is her first novel.

Joanne Anderton

Joanne Anderton

Joanne Anderton is an award-winning author of speculative fiction, creative non-fiction, and children’s books. Her speculative fiction includes the novels in the Veiled Worlds series, and the short story collections The Art of Broken Things, Inanimates: Tales of Everyday Fear, and The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories. She’s currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing at The University of Queensland where she’s attempting to write memoir as speculative fiction and having far too much fun in the process. Find her online at joanneanderton.com.



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