WHAT’S COMING in 2023:
The last in the Natalie King series, Locked Ward, comes out late January 2023.
And look out later in 2023 for a new Blue Sky Mental Health series from Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion tackling the gritty and at times light moments at the coal face reality of a mental health service in crisis.
Anne Buist’s first psychological thriller, MEDEA’S CURSE was published by Text, on January 28th 2015. The second Natalie King book, DANGEROUS TO KNOW, was published by them on March 29th 2016, and both are published by Legend Press in the UK. THIRD in series THIS I WOULD KILL FOR was released February 1st 2018. A stand alone rural thriller, THE LONG SHADOW was published April 28th 2020.
Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion have co-authored TWO STEPS FORWARD, a journey of midlife reinvention set on the Camino de Santiago, was published by Text publishing in October 2017, and hit the Australian fiction best seller list, as it did when released in The Netherlands (Luitingh-Sijthoff) and Israel (Tchelet)in March 2018. It was published in 2018 with Harper Collins in USA (Morrow) & Canada, Two Roads (Hachette) in UK, and in 2019 in Germany (Fischer). The sequel, Two Steps Onward was released in 2021 in Australia and rights in Germany (Fischer) and Netherlands (Luitingh Sijthof).
The Long Shadow:
“once again Buist’s extensive background in psychiatry shines through…has mixed village mystery, the fish-out-of-water novel and psychological thriller and placed them in the outback. It all combines to give an insight into motherhood in all its rich variety and complication”. Barry Reynolds, Herald Sun p59 April 25th 2020
“Suspenseful Aussie noir at its best” New Idea 28th April
”absolutely compelling” Virginia Trioli 9.5.20 abc radio
Natalie King books:
A dark sexy and gripping psychological thriller set in the heart of Melbourne: see Reviews and Events for all the latest reviews and information.
Praise for Medea’s Curse:
“A gripping ride of crime and tension” Adelaide Advertiser
“A psychological thriller with all the ingredients” Jennifer Byrne
“Crime novels and thrillers depend on strong investigators whose idiosyncrasies make them distinctive and attractively flawed…ticked these boxes.’ The Herald Sun
“A harrowing and thrilling read that will keep you on the edge of your seat” Buzzfeed
‘An intelligent, well paced thriller’ Adrian McKinty
‘Keeps the reader guessing to the very last page’ Lisa Hall
‘A plot-twisting page-turner…I was completely gripped’ Emma Healey
Short-listed for the 2016 Davitt awards
One of BuzzFeeds top 19 Australian books for 2015