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A Necessary Murder
A Necessary Murder
by M.J. Tija
Publisher Pantera Press
Published on: 25 January 2019
Categories Crime & Thrillers, Fiction
Available Formats:
Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print):
1 Volume,
9781525289835,
$ 49.99
About the Book
Stoke Newington, 1863: Little Margaret Lovejoy is found brutally murdered in the outhouse of her family's estate. A few days later, another victim is found on the doorstep of Eurasian courtesan and professional detective Heloise Chancey at her prestigious address. At the same time, Heloise's mother, Amah Li Leen, must confront events from her past that threaten her present. In a maelstrom of murder and deceit, Heloise is caught up in a crime that reaches into the very heart of her existence.
About the Author
M.J. Tjia has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literary Studies. Her novella The Fish Girl won Seizure's Viva la Novella, 2017. She has been shortlisted for the Josephine Ulrick Short Story Prize, Overland's Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, Fish Short Story Prize, and the Luke Bitmead Bursary and longlisted for CWA dagger awards. Her work has appeared in Review of Australian Fiction, Rex, Peril and Shibboleth and Other Stories. She Be Damned is M.J. Tjia's debut novel, and is the first instalment in her Heloise Chancey historical crime series. M.J. lives in Brisbane, Australia, with her family, and as of Janurary 2018 is now the Prose Editor of Peril Magazine.
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ISBN: 9781525284892
Pages: 308
Large Print 16 pt
AU$ 49.99
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