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Five of the Best Worst Women in Crime


Women have always driven crime to interesting places, but it’s hard to argue that they’re having their moment right now. Between Gone, Girl and The Girl on the Train, morally dubious women are taking centre stage, committing crimes as fast as they solve them. But what do you read after you’ve read those? Check out these five great crime novels and take a look at the sharply compelling women who lead them. Libby Day, Dark Places by Gillian Flynn You …


Give a TV lover a book!


Do you have someone in your life who is difficult to buy gifts for? Is it your dad? Regardless, all you need to know is their favourite TV show, and we’ve got the rest covered. Here’s some book tips for the TV lover! Watching: The Walking Dead Give them: A Town Called Dust by Justin Woolley The Walking Dead is basically a cultural phenomenon at this point. The series about a man waking up from a coma to find himself …


Position vacant: Book Publicity and Marketing Executive


Momentum, the digital-first publishing imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia, currently has an opening for a full-time Publicity and Marketing Executive to join the Sydney office. This is a busy and varied role that encompasses aspects of publicity, marketing, social media and sales. Responsibilities include creating international digital marketing and publicity campaigns for our books and authors, liaising closely with authors and agents on campaigns, putting together sales material for retailers for promotions and supporting and training our authors on varied …


Exclusive excerpt: The Bloody Quarrel episode 5


“This is an outrage and if this is the way you intend to run the city, you can forget about the support of the Guilds,” the new head of the Bankers Guild declared. Fallon glowered at him but a sheaf of requests for money had arrived just that morning from the nobles of the neighboring counties. With money he could purchase, through them, food and goods from counties further away. The food situation was better but it seemed there were …


Cover reveal – Limerence: Book Three of The Cure by Charlotte McConaghy


No injection can cure love. Only life can do that. Deep in the darkest tunnels hide the last of the resistance fighters. Hunted by the savage Furies and the ruthless Bloods, they live in constant peril. The only means of survival is to seek strength in family and find courage in love. So what happens when love is cured, scoured away, leaving death in its place? In the final battle for freedom, there are no lines that won’t be crossed. …


Jessica Jones Episode 3 AKA It’s Called Whiskey


If the last episode started to hint at Jessica’s desperate need for connection, this episode builds on the theme dramatically, exploring the way those connections are used with both the best of intentions and the worst. Almost no one leaves this episode unscathed (except perhaps Kilgrave and Hogarth, but more on that later). Last episode ended with the reveal of Luke and Jessica’s powers to each other, and this episode picks up right where we left off. Confronted with the …


Author interview: Steve P. Vincent


Nation’s Divided is OUT NOW! To celebrate, we thought we’d ask Steve a few questions for you. Tell us about the setting of Nations Divided, why did you choose this particular conflict? At its heart, Nations Divided is a book about the extremes a group will go to in order to achieve their aims, and the strength required to stop them. In this case, after the signing of a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, a group of ultra-hardline Zionists will do almost …


Exclusive excerpt: The Bloody Quarrel: Episode 2


Prince Kemal looked out over the water and sighed. Then he turned to look at his family, his wife Feray and sons Asil and Orhan, and smiled. “What is it, my Lord?” his wife asked, her voice gentle and musical. Kemal did not need to glance around to see if anyone was listening. His people knew better than to disturb his privacy. They were alone on the high stern deck, looking out over the endless ocean that divided Kotterman from …


Book Editor wanted – come work with us at Momentum!

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Momentum, the digital-first publishing imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia, currently has an opening for an editor to join the Sydney office. This is a busy and varied role and will require someone who can be both a team player and work independently when the need arises. Primary responsibilities are project editing our titles to meet demanding deadlines and managing the editorial needs of our wonderful stable of authors. Workload also includes working with digital typesetting software, so an understanding of …


Cover reveal: Limerence episodes 1-3 by Charlotte McConaghy


Limerence: Episode 1 No injection can cure love. Only life can do that. Deep in the darkest tunnels hide the last of the resistance fighters. Hunted by the savage Furies and the ruthless Bloods, they live in constant peril. The only means of survival is to seek strength in family and find courage in love. So what happens when love is cured, scoured away, leaving death in its place? In the final battle for freedom, there are no lines that …


Spotlight: The Jack Emery series by Steve P. Vincent


To celebrate the upcoming release of Steve P. Vincent’s latest Jack Emery novel, Nations Divided, we’re having a blog tour – kicking off today! See where we’ll be next here! Fireplay: Jack Emery 0.5 A chance lightning strike. A reporter in the right place. A scandal that will rock America. Journalist Jack Emery has seen it all. Embedded for the New York Standard with the 8th Marine Regiment in the heart of Afghanistan, he has covered everything from firefights to …


5 things you didn’t know about Alex Morgan


To celebrate the release of Helldiver, Alex Morgan’s fourth Intrepid adventure, Chris Allen has given us some tidbits about the man himself! 1. Alex Morgan’s father was formerly a member of the Welsh Guards before following the love of his life, a beautiful Australian girl he’d met in London, back to Australia. A soldier through and through, Morgan’s dad enlisted in the Australian Army and served with distinction in Vietnam with the 3rd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment – the very …



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