with Michael Robotham & Felicity McLean / chaired by David Sly
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Michael Robotham and Felicity McLean both began their writing careers as journalists before moving into the dark art of ghostwriting. In 2002, Michael’s first novel became the subject of an international bidding war and he is now one of the world’s most successful crime writers. His latest book is Good Girl, Bad Girl. Felicity looks set to follow in Michael’s footsteps after her first novel, the compulsive The Van Apfel Girls are Gone, became an international sensation. They discuss their books and astonishing career trajectories.
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Felicity McLean is a writer and a journalist. As a ghostwriter, she has collaborated with celebrities, sports stars and business leaders, and, Body Lengths, a book co-written with Olympian Liesel Jones about Liesel’s life in and out of the pool, won Apple iBooks 2015 Best Biography of the Year and a Reader’s Choice’ ABIA. The Van Apfel Girls are Gone is her first novel and has been published in Australia, NZ, USA, UK, France and Spain.
Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working in the US, Australia and Britain. His 2004 debut thriller, The Suspect, sold more than one million copies around the world. In 2015 he won the UK's prestigious Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for his thriller Life or Death. His most recent book is Good Girl, Bad Girl. He lives in Sydney.
David Sly is a writer, author and editor with a career spanning over forty years.