Crime Writer

M.M. Rochford

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Rochford, M.M.

M.M. Rochford has over 20 years’ experience working in the marketing and communication industries. Her love of reading crime and thrillers led her to take up writing. Her objective was to write a book that other readers would find both engaging and compelling with realistic characters and intriguing plot.

The result was Trinity, the first in the Louise Keller PI series.

M.M. Rochford is working on the second book in the Louise Keller series.

Terry L Probert

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Probert, Terry L

Terry L Probert tells yarns, he always has. Unable to find a unique piece of writing to suit a story telling project for deaf children, he tapped out 'Wurrigi the warrior without ears', a spark that ignited the fiction writer's flame and, fanned by encouragement from those who read it, his passion to write a longer work grew.

Candice Fox

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Fox, Candice

Candice Fox is the middle child of a large, eccentric family from Sydney's western suburbs composed of half-, adopted and pseudo siblings. The daughter of a parole officer and an enthusiastic foster-carer, Candice spent her childhood listening around corners to tales of violence, madness and evil as her father relayed his work stories to her mother and older brothers.

Peter Tonkin

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Tonkin, Peter

Peter Tonkin grew up in Adelaide and hung out in the arty fringe there, getting himself into bands, cabaret, films, theatre and other funny things.

He also played Aussie rules football for a team he would prefer to remain nameless - to protect the guilty. And he wants to assure his readers that during his time as a player he did not attempt to execute any drop kicks, although some of his more adventurous team mates did.

Carolyn Beasley

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Beasley, Carolyn

Award-winning writer based in Melbourne, Australia. Non-fiction published both in Australia and abroad. Short stories have won prizes in five national literary competitions. Writing qualifications include a Master of Arts in Writing, a degree in Journalism, and an Associate Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Currently completing a PhD in Writing from Swinburne University. 

Richard Osborn

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Osborn, Richard

I spent thirty years in the advertising industry with Australia's largest advertising agency, George Patterson, in Sydney and throughout Asia. Since retirement I have written several (non crime) books including Milli the Magpie and the Penguin Guide to Retirement Hotspots. I also paint abstract artworks combining oils and airbrushing. I have three children and five grand children and live in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs with Judy, my partner of over twelve years.