Crime Fiction Evening at the Library

07 June 2017

In June the Barry O’Keefe Library will be hosting a Crime Fiction Evening. If you are an avid crime reader or just interested in crime fiction come along to the library and hear A.B. Patterson and Nigel Bartlett talk about their riveting crime novels.

A.B. Patterson is an Australian writer who knows first-hand about corruption and crime. He was a Detective Sergeant in the W A Police, working in paedophilia and vice, and later was Chief Investigator with the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption.

His debut novel Harry’s World was published in 2015, and has won the “Outstanding” Mystery in the 2016 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Awards, a bronze medal in the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards, and a bronze medal in the 2016 Global E-Book Awards.

The protagonist in Harry’s World is PI Harry Kenmare, a prehistoric private detective in an unfriendly and infinitely unjust world. His life revolves around drinking, fine food, smoking, and women. Harry is on a mission of justice.

Nigel Bartlett is a freelance writer and editor who has worked for many of the best-known publications in Australia. He’s a former deputy editor of GQ Australia and Inside Out magazines.

King of the Road is Nigel Bartlett’s debut novel, gritty, complicated and fast-paced it takes the reader into the uncomfortable world of child abduction.

A.B. Patterson and Nigel Bartlett will be speaking at the Library on Wednesday 21 June at 7pm, pre-paid bookings are essential, Adults $10.00 Pensioners/ Students $8.00 (passes must be shown).