Author: Arianne James

Q&A with Jane Naqvi

Jane Naqvi recently took a moment to answer some questions about her riveting debut novel, Jackjumper. Where did the idea for this book come from? The idea arose from reflecting on my Tasmanian lifestyle combined with a penchant for travel, including the meeting of in-laws and people who had very different lifestyles from mine. Gradually […]

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Q&A with Julia Miller

Julia Miller is the author of Germline, a gripping thriller set in a post pandemic world in which science, history romance and mystery merge together in a world Charles Darwin could never have imagined when he popularised the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’ – Forty South. Dr Ellen Hancock survived the 2064 pandemic but is not yet […]

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Close and Personal with Jane Harper

Jane Harper, Queen of rural noir, recently chatted with Arianne about her latest novel, The Survivors and the writing life. The landscapes and towns in your books have such a strong presence, almost as if they are characters themselves. Is this something you have in mind when writing, landscape as character? Yeah it definitely is, and […]

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Close and Personal with B.P. Marshall

Ben Marshall is the author of The Last Circus on Earth, a thrilling near future novel taking reader’s on a journey across Europe and Russia with a hellish Circus. It won the 2019 Fantasica Science Fiction Prize. Read on to find out more about Ben’s writing process and inspiration for his novel, and the play he is currently […]

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Close and Personal with Kyle Perry

At the bottom of the world, there is an island. It is a land of rugged wilderness, of ice and snow and blistering heat, of the oldest trees on earth . . . They say tigers still roam there. They say other things roam, too.  I was fortunate enough to chat with Kyle Perry, author […]

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Close and Personal with Claire Christian.

If you’re not already following Claire Christian (@ClaireandPearl as she goes by on Twitter and Instagram) please do. You will not regret it. She will add a mountain’s worth of joy and wholesome goodness to your feed. Did I mention she also has the most adorable pug called Midge? If you’re not on social media […]

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Amanda Lohrey’s Labyrinth reviewed by Sue Kennedy.

After reading the back cover I was ready for this to be a sad and depressing story. What I found was an uplifting and thought provoking read. A book I found hard to put down. I cared about the characters and how they would cope with the intricacies and disappointments of life. Amanda paints the […]

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