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Hayley Scrivenor – Dirt Town

Macmillan, Australia, 2022
Cover design by Deborah Parry Graphics
Cover photographs Doug Steley B/Alamy Stock photo and iStock

This is a book about concealment – a body, a crime, community and personal secrets and injuries held from the past. While it is a police procedural and its plot stems from the classic crime trope of a missing child, it is, for me, much more an intimate and perceptive portrait of a small town and how its secrets have long trails.

Hayley Scrivenor talks to Barbie about Dirt Town
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Hayley Young – Monster Hunters

Winner of The Scarlet Stiletto Awards 2021
Published in e-book format by Clan Destine Press, Scarlet Stiletto The Thirteenth Cut

 Canberra writer Hayley Young was the winner of the 2021 Scarlet Stiletto short crime story writing competition. This is a prestigious win, the competition attracting hundreds of entries each year from seasoned crime writers – in 2021 there were158 entries and a prize pool of $10,1000 was on offer.

Hayley Young talks about Monster Hunters
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