Inga Simpson is the winner of a Scarlet Stiletto Award for her short story 'Operation Bluewater', which was subsequently published in Scarlet Stiletto: The First Cut. She has a PhD in Creative Writing for her thesis on detective fiction, which included her novel, Fatal Development (2010). Inga lives in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Her next novel, Mr Wigg, will be published by Hachette in July 2013
Another from my quest to read all nominees this year :)
From the Blurb:
Once an artist and teacher, Jen now spends her time watching the birds around her house and tending her lush sub-tropical garden near the small town where she grew up. The only person she sees regularly is Henry, who comes after school for drawing lessons.