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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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The Swan Island Connection – Audio Teaser!

The Swan Island Connection, Dorothy Johnston’s thrilling second instalment in her Queenscliff mystery series, is available now. The audiobook, read by our very own Jennifer McDonald, will be available soon. But we wanted to provide a little teaser to whet your appetite. Check ou 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 at Words in Winter

Dorothy Johnston, author of the sea-change mystery series set in Queenscliff, will be appearing for a reading and talk at the Words in Winter Festival this August. Join in for this free event to hear Dorothy discuss the inspiration for her latest novel The Swan Island Connection.  read more

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  • on August 5, 2017
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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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Where Were You When the Page Was Blank?

Authors sometimes grumble about their editors, and the question I’ve chosen as a title for this post is one I’ve often heard authors repeat. But I’m pleased to say that I have a wonderful editor for my new novel, titled The Swan Island Connection. This novel is a sequel to the first o read more

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