Cyanide and Poppies,
the latest in Carolyn Morwood’s historical crime series
will be launched by
historian and SinC-Oz convenor Carmel Shute.
Cyanide and Poppies is the second book in the series featuring ex-Great War nurse Eleanor Jones.
This book is set in Melbourne in 1923, at the time of the police strike and the spring racing carnival.
To protect those she loves, Eleanor has to search through a web of personalities and events which build to a dangerous conclusion at the Melbourne Cup ball.
Carolyn's first novel in this series, Death and the Spanish Lady, set at the time of the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1920-21, was highly commended at Sisters in Crime Australia’s 2012 Davitt Awards.
Carolyn is also the author of three previous novels. Her first, The Blessing File, won the Tom Howard Mystery Novel contest. An Uncertain Death was short listed for the Ned Kelly Awards. A Simple Death won the 2002 Davitt Award.
Book Launch: Wednesday November 21 5.30 for 6pm
Where: Athenaeum Library, Level 1, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne (Has lift)
(Behind the Melbourne Town Hall) Finish: 7pm.
Limited seating. Bookings essential by Friday 16 November 2012.