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Dorothy Johnston’s Swan Island Connection

We’re thrilled to announce that a handful of our authors are part of the NOOSA ALIVE celebrations next week, including our acclaimed crime novelist, Dorothy Johnson. You can find details about Dorothy’s event here. Inspired by real Queenscliff folklore, The Swan Island Con read more

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Writing Crime Fiction

Celebrated crime fiction novelist Dorothy Johnston, author of The Swan Island Connection and Through A Camel’s Eye, is fresh from delivering a workshop on writing crime fiction at the Ballarat Writer’s Festival. Before that, however, she had the chance to catch up with ABC read more

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Anecdotes on ‘The Swan Island Connection’

For Pity Sake is thrilled to bring a new Dorothy Johnston mystery to readers. In 2016, Through A Camel’s Eye delighted readers as it told the story of police officers Chris Blackie and Anthea Merritt investigating a murder in the small town of Queenscliff. You can buy Through a Camel’ read more

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Dorothy Johnston – THE MEAN STREETS OF POWER

The Mean Streets of Power – Parliament House inspiring crime writers The corridors of power have inspired some of Australia’s best crime writers. Ministerial murder, back room dirty deals, bodies in the lake and public servants disappearing are just some of the crimes solved by read more

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Conjuring Compelling Atmosphere in Crime Fiction

In Dorothy Johnston’s Through A Camel’s Eye, the author provides a consistent stream of arresting, enigmatic images. The book, like its cover, offers dreamy glimpses into the internal lives of a quiet country town and its hard-working policemen. The ability to capture and harness a mo read more

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The Gentle Pleasures of Writing Crime

It’s been just a few weeks since the launch of Dorothy Johnston’s new novel Through A Camel’s Eye was launched, and it’s already made big splashes with readers across the country. Recently Dorothy sat down with Barbie Robinson from Artcetera on FM 92.7 Canberra to talk about how she w read more

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