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Welcome to Murder and Mayhem – the podcast where we explore the dark and mysterious side of writing. It’s a world filled with more evil and crime than you can shake a sharpened stick at – where people save the world from certain destruction, where spies, terrorists and thugs abound, and where the killer could be someone in your very own home. It's also a world often filled with flawed heroes and likeable villains. But above all, it’s a place where we explore the authors who tell these very stories – what makes them tick and how their words manage take us to some of the darkest corners of our imaginations... Find out more at MurderCourse.com

Episodes

MURDER MAYHEM 30: Bronwyn Parry has published 10 books, and shortlisted for the 2016 Davitt Award.  @BronwynParry  

Bronwyn Parry is an Australian author who has published 10 books, including "As Darkness Falls" and her most recent "Storm Clouds" which has been shortlisted for the 2016 Sisters in Crime Davitt award. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 29: Liane Moriarty is the only Aussie author to debut at #1 on the NYT bestseller list.  #lianemoriarty  

Liane Moriarty is the only Australian author whose novel debuted at number 1 on the New York Times bestseller list with her wildly successful novel Big Little Lies. The same novel has been optioned for a film featuring the likes of Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Alexander Skarsgard. She has recently released another novel Truly, Madly, Guilty. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

Drew Chapman is the American crime author of The King of Fear and The Ascendant.  

Drew Chapman is the American crime author of The King of Fear and The Ascendant. He has also been a screenwriter for Disney, Fox, Universal, Warner Brothers and Sony and has co-executive produced the second season of the spy show Legends. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 27: Greg Barron is author of novels Rotten Gods, Savage Tide and Lethal Sky. @gjbarronbooks  

Greg Barron is author of novels Rotten Gods, Savage Tide and Lethal Sky, as well as a digital novelette Voodoo Dawn. He says he grew up reading Alistair MacLean, Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum, Wilbur Smith and John Le Carre. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 26: Michael MacConnell is an author who is renowned for his thriller novels Splinter and Maelstrom.  

Michael MacConnell is an author who has had his books published in Australia, Germany, New Zealand and the UK. He is renowned for his thriller novels Splinter and Maelstrom. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 25: Katherine Howell is a crime fiction author best known for her series featuring Ella Marconi. @KHowell_Author  

Katherine Howell is a crime fiction author best known for her series featuring police detective Ella Marconi. Her novels include Web of Deceit, Silent Fear and Cold Justice. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 24: Sydney Bauer worked in TV before moving on to become an author.  

Sydney Bauer worked in TV before moving on to become author of books The 3rd Victim, Move to Strike and Matter of Trust. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 23: Jaye Ford is a former journalist. Now she writes crime and thriller books. @JayeFordAuthor  

Jaye Ford is a former journalist who worked in print, radio and television for 12 years. Now she writes crime and thriller books including Already Dead and Beyond Fear. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 22: John Connolly is a crime writer famous for his series of novels including The Killing Kind. @jconnollybooks  

John Connolly is a crime writer famous for his series of novels with private detective Charlie Parker, including The Killing Kind and Every Dead Thing. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 21: YA Erskine spent 11 years in the police service. She is now a crime fiction author.  

John Connolly is a crime writer famous for his series of novels with private detective Charlie Parker, including The Killing Kind and Every Dead Thing. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www.MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 20: PD Martin is a crime writer whose books feature Australian FBI profiler Sophie Anderson. @pdmartin1  

PD Martin is an Australian crime writer. Her latest book, Kiss of Death, features Aussie FBI profiler Sophie Anderson. Her first published novel was Body Count – the first in a series of books featuring Sophie Anderson. She has since published four more books in the series – The Murderers’ Club, Fan Mail, The Killing Hands, and the latest, Kiss of Death. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 19: Crime Writer and psychologist Leah Giarratano.  

Dr Leah Giarratano has been a clinical psychologist for many years. Her first three novels focus on the character Jill Jackson. The first is Vodka Doesn’t Freeze, the second Voodoo Doll. We spoke to her after she released the third in the series Black Ice. She has since released a young adult fantasy series called Disharmony. In this interview, we discuss how her crime writing has been influenced by her work in hospitals, the defence force and the corrections system, working with both offenders and victims. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 18: LA Larkin is famous for her thrillers. She is a presenter at the AWC. @lalarkinauthor  

LA (Louisa) Larkin is a is famous for her thrillers The Genesis Flaw, Thirst and her latest novel Devour. She has been likened to Matthew Reilly and Michael Crichton and is a presenter at the Australian Writers’ Centre. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 17: Zane Lovitt is a documentary filmmaker turned crime writer. @ZaneLovitt  

Zane Lovitt is a documentary filmmaker turned crime writer. His debut novel, The Midnight Promise, won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, and led to Zane being named one of the Best Young Novelists of 2013 by the Sydney Morning Herald. He released Black Teeth in 2016. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 16: Mark Abernethy is an Australian crime and thriller writer. @Markabernethy  

Zane Lovitt is a documentary filmmaker turned crime writer. His debut novel, The Midnight Promise, won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, and led to Zane being named one of the Best Young Novelists of 2013 by the Sydney Morning Herald. He released Black Teeth in 2016. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 15: Ellie Marney is author of the "Every" crime trilogy series for young adults.  @elliemarney  

Ellie Marney is author of the Every series (Every Breath, Every Word, Every Move), a highly-awarded crime trilogy for Young Adults now published in Australia and overseas. Every Breath was one of only two Australian novels on the 2015 list of most borrowed YA library books nationwide. The second novel in the series, Every Word, won the 2015 Sisters in Crime Davitt Award for Best Young Adult Novel. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 14: Liz Porter is a true crime writer, novelist and freelance journalist. @saintlizzie  

Liz Porter is the author of Cold Case Files, an account of how cold cases from Australia, the UK and the US have been solved using new science and techniques. She is also the author of Written on the Skin, which was the joint winner of the 2007 Ned Kelly award for best true crime book. Liz began her career as a journalist in Hong Kong, later working in Sydney, London and Stuttgart before returning to Melbourne to work as a feature writer for the Age. Her books focus on true crime stories and the science involved in solving them. Cold Case Files looks into the mystery of a 12-year-old murder, how DNA was extracted from a 1973 crime scene, and the mysterious death of an eight-year-old Egyptian mummy. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 13: Sonya Voumard is a journalist. She has written about the incidences related to the Port Arthur massacre.  

Sonya Voumard is an Australian journalist who has published a novel Political Animals and a nonfiction book The Media and the Massacre, an account of incidences related to the horrific Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania.

 

The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder". www MurderCourse.com

MURDER MAYHEM 12: David Rollins is author of thrillers such as his Vin Cooper series, which included Stand Off, War Lord and Ghost Watch.  @DavidRollins1  

David Rollins is an action-thriller author based in Sydney. After a career in advertising, he made the switch to writing and has since produced thrillers such as his Vin Cooper series, which included Stand Off, War Lord and Ghost Watch. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder".

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MURDER MAYHEM 11: Marele Day is a crime author of several mystery novels and the non-fiction book "How to Write Crime".  

Marele Day is an Australian author known for mystery novels like The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender and The Lambs of God. She has won the Shamus Award for her first Claudia Valentine novel and the Ned Kelly Award for her non-fiction book, How to Write Crime. She has also written The Sea Bed, about a Buddhist monk who leaves his monastery to carry out a fellow monk’s dying wish. Other books include Mrs Cook: The Real and Imagined Life of the Captain’s Wife and Shirley’s Song. The Murder and Mayhem podcast is brought to you by the course "How to Write About Murder".

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