Author Series: Crime Double Act

Join us for an unmissable evening featuring a crime double act with bestselling crime writers Michael Robotham and J.P. Pomare

Michael Robotham is an Australian master of crime writing and has twice won the prestigious UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel. 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of publication of Michael Robotham’s debut thriller, The Suspect, which introduced clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin and sold over one million copies worldwide.

The Storm Child is the 4th instalment in the suspenseful psychological thriller series featuring forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven. Cyrus works with Evie Cormac, who was held prisoner as a child and has locked away these painful memories from her past.

When seventeen bodies wash up in front of Cyrus and Evie on a British beach, Evie’s nightmares come roaring back. Whatever happened to Evie lies at the core of this new tragedy, and Evie and Cyrus must work together to search for the missing pieces of this haunting puzzle.

J.P. Pomare is an award-winning crime fiction author whose novel In the Clearing (2019) was made into a Disney+ Original Series.

17 Years Later is his latest page turner, investigating the slaughter of the Primrose family while they slept that had shocked the nation, with the young live in chef Bill Kareama charged with their murder.

17 years after the violent crime, true-crime podcaster Sloane Abbott works with prison psychologist TK Phillips, a fierce campaigner for Bill’s innocence. When new evidence emerges about the Primroses, the list of suspects grows. But what will be the cost to uncover the truth?

Don’t miss this opportunity for an evening with two of Australia’s leading crime writers. Discover more about where they get their thrilling ideas from, and the research they undertake to develop the characters and plotlines that leave readers on the edge of their seats.

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