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Shankari Chandran

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Chandran, Shankari

Shankari Chandran is a dystopic thriller writer and a lawyer.

Shankari worked in the social justice field for a decade in London. She was responsible for projects in over 30 countries ranging from ensuring representation for detainees in Guantanamo Bay to training lawyers in Rwanda to advising UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. 

Her work helped her understand the role and limitations of international humanitarian law in conflicts. It also showed her what happens to society when governments subvert civil liberties. These issues form major themes in her writing.

Scrublands by Chris Hammer

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Book Title: 
Scrublands
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760632984
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Rural Crime
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Michael Brissenden

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Brissenden, Michael

Currently ABC Correspondent in Washington, Michael Brissenden has been a political journalist and a foreign correspondent for the ABC since the 1980s. He has reported from Russia, the Middle East, South East Asia, Europe, the Pacific and the Americas and has covered many of the biggest international stories from all corners of the globe. 

#amreading Just Play Along, Megan Daymond

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From the heaving great pile of reading matter that I'm very behind with.

From the Blurb:

When Andy and Mel’s double date turns into a snuff film, Andy fights back, killing one of her attackers, leading to an unwanted aftermath of attention and threats. 

Detective Daniel Connor links the attack to the recent discovery of six female bodies found buried in bushland on Sydney’s Northern Beaches – three double homicides now thought to be part of an organised snuff-film ring. 

Benjamin Stevenson

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Stevenson, Benjamin

Benjamin Stevenson is an award-winning stand-up comedian and author. He has sold out shows from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival all the way to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has appeared on ABCTV, Channel 10, and The Comedy Channel. Off-stage, Benjamin has worked for publishing houses and literary agencies in Australia and the USA.

The Ruin, Dervla McTiernan

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Book Title: 
The Ruin
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781460754214
Series: 
Cormac Reilly
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

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Book Title: 
The Ruin
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781460754214
Series: 
Cormac Reilly
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2018