It’s Musketeer Day! I can’t tell you why I’m particularly excited about this chapter without spoiling the hell out of it, so just assume it’s part of my usual excitement about train transport. Trains are awesome.
I’ve been meaning to write a special post about my adventures in Perth last week, but apparently that’s not going to happen (time why do you DO this to me) so I want to give a shout out to Linda and the CrimesceneWA crew who made me so welcome at their convention. The concept of the con – combining crime fiction writers and readers with actual forensic and legal experts – is brilliant, and I hope we will see Crimescene back in some form in the future.
I loved getting to meet up with my Perth people and to meet so many new crime authors and readers. It was also ridiculously exciting to get to visit Stefen’s Books which I have heard so much about. Thanks everyone who came to meet me and especially those who joined us for a lovely drinks & dinner hangout afterwards. It was the perfect way to finish up my trip to Perth – and that day also included 2 affogatos, cuddles with baby-of-my-heart Mackenzie, watching Dawson’s Creek in person with one of my best friends in the world and watching Doctor Who in person with one of my other best friends in the world so honestly, it is RIDICULOUS how good that day was.
It was also exciting for me to see pre-release copies of Drowned Vanilla, my new murder mystery (under the Livia Day byline). Early orders will be filled shortly, and there is an e-edition coming soon. The book will be formally launched at the Hobart Bookshop on 20th November by my good friend and awesome YA writer Kate Gordon.
I posted earlier today about the #Fight4Raphael campaign, to help the daughter of a good friend attend a cancer trial in Melbourne. Please donate if you can.
Now, a little later in the day than usual but still absolutely present and correct: the continuing adventures of Dana in a dress!
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PREVIOUSLY IN MUSKETEER SPACE: Dana D’Artagnan signed up for a mission to save the solar system by reclaiming a coat with diamond studs that the Prince Consort should never have given away to the Duchess of Buckingham. So far, Dana has lost her three best friends, crashed a spaceship, and helped a New Aristocrat drug herself into oblivion. Also she’s wearing a dress which is a thousand different kinds of wrong. This train trip she’s on, though, the people seem nice.
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