Jill Paterson

Ned Kelly Awards 2017 Submissions List

All the submissions to the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards have just been announced and as usual, every year as the entries start to roll in, I start to fret about the ones I haven't had a chance to read yet - this year, needless to say is no different :) Check out the full list at: http://www.austcrimewriters.com/2017-submissions or follow the links below to those that somebody here have been lucky enough to review.

The Celtic Dagger

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the Book

University professor Alex Wearing has been murdered in his study, and the weapon is a valuable museum artefact.  His brother, James, is the key suspect in Inspector Fitzjohn's investigations.  In this gripping tale of intrigue, James and Fitzjohn follow different paths in their own search for the real killer  - uncovering family secrets, workplace politics and hidden connections before the answers are revealed.

ISBN: 
978-1-921517-129
Publisher: 
Gibbes Street
Year of Publication: 
2010

Jill Paterson

Author Information
Paterson, Jill

About the Author

Jill Paterson grew up in Adelaide before spending 11 years in Ontario, Canada.  After returning to Australia, she settled in Canberra where she now lives with her husband, John.  Jill has three adult children.

After doing an arts degree at the Australian National University, she worked at the ANU's School of Law before spending the next 10 years with the Business Council of Australia and the University of NSW, ADFA Campus in the school of Electrical Engineering

THE CELTIC DAGGER - Jill Paterson

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Celtic Dagger
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921517129
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Special Interests: 
Academia
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Gibbes Street
Year of Publication: 
2010

Currently Reading - The Celtic Dagger, Jill Paterson

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I was recently sent this book to review, so it's more than time that I read it!

From the Blurb:

University professor Alex Wearing has been murdered in his study, and the weapon is a valuable museum artefact.  His brother, James, is the key suspect in Inspector Fitzjohn's investigations.

Opening Lines:

Alex looked beyond the light thrown by the lamp on his desk, to the window and darkness outside.