Caroline de Costa is a professor at the School of Medicine at James Cook University, Cairns. Her publications include Hail Caesar, which was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards (Science Writing) in 2008 and a number of health books for women. She won the 2013 Prix de l’Academie Nationale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Bordeaux and the 2014 Prix de l’Academie des Arts et des Lettres du Perigord for her publication co-authored with Francesca Miller, The Diva and Doctor God – letters from Sarah Bernhardt to Dr Samuel Pozzi.
One from a cold weekend's reading
From the Blurb:
Set in Queensland, this debut crime novel Double Madness by Caroline de Costa, takes us into a sordid underbelly of psycho-sexual depravity.
As local residents and authorities in Far North Queensland assess the damage in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi, a woman's body is found in bizarre circumstances deep in the rainforest.