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Welcome to my blog, Larkin’s Latest. News on thriller authors and the latest crime fiction, the writing process and festivals, people I interview, courses I run, and things that make me laugh!
July 7, 2020
Thriller author, L.A. Larkin, has been likened to Michael Crichton by The Guardian and Alistair MacLean by The Times. The Genesis Flaw was nominated for four crime fiction awards and Thirst described as, ‘The best Antarctic thriller since Ice Station’. Devour, the first book in the Olivia Wolfe thriller series, is published by Constable in the UK and by Hachette in Australia and New Zealand. An adventurer at heart, Larkin has spent time in the Antarctic, and with scientists at the British Antarctic Survey and the Australian Antarctic Division.
She is currently working on a psychological crime-thriller set in Seattle and an Olivia Wolfe thriller set in South Africa.
L. A. Larkin was born in England and studied literature at the University of London’s Royal Holloway College, graduating with honours. She lives in Sydney and London, and teaches mystery and thriller writing.
Larkin also writes humorous mysteries as Louisa Bennet.
Fri July 31 @ 6:00-7:00 pm . Crime and mystery know no borders and neither do the protagonists of Prey, Cutting the Cord and The Lost Jewels, whose adventures take them to the US, the UK, Europe and South Africa. L A Larkin, Natasha Molt and Kirsty Manning will reveal their deadly secrets to fellow author P D Martin. Available for viewing Friday 31 July from 6pm. Free to watch on YouTube, but you can support this event, and Sisters in Crime, by purchasing a $10 raffle ticket and go in the draw to win one of three crime book packs posted anywhere in Australia – worth $150 each!