Tonight…

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Cannot. Wait. So, the good folk of the University of Melbourne’s Turkish Society, and the University of Melbourne’s History Society are screening The Water Diviner movie tonight. Seemed to think I might have something to contribute on the subject! So I’m doing a Q&A after the screening. Sigh. Good times. Funny thing with stories you’ve …

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… He was almost there. Everything was prepared. One final effort and the mountain would be conquered. He would retreat into the ancient sanctuary and heft shut the entrance behind him. Finding blessed peace at last, he would drop down into the dust, lay the stone in his lap, and await oblivion. As long as …

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So excited to share this with you. The official ‘cover reveal’ of my next novel, ‘The Emerald Tablet,’ released by Pan Macmillan Jun 25. But if you’re keen as… well, something that’s very keen, get in early via Pan Macmillan pre-orders, here: https://www.panmacmillan.com.au/9781760552633/ What’s it all about? I’ll let the book speak for itself: The …

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Only, then, there are members of my family who may never speak to me again! But, see – blurbs, dedications, acknowledgments pages – I just can’t. So my proof copies are missing various rather crucial bits 😬! Apologies to Pan Macmillan. But we all have those little things in what we do, don’t we? Those …

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OK. Here it is…. The Suez Canal, 1956. The world teeters on the brink of nuclear war and the Middle East is a tinderbox. Conversely, redeemed archaeologist Benedict Hitchens is enjoying a peaceful existence after years in the professional and personal wilderness. His recent discoveries in western Turkey secured him a place in history and …

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For those of you who haven’t given it a stab, the process of writing a novel is, for me anyway, like having a tip truck dump a pile of LEGO blocks in your driveway, your mission being to construct the opening credits of Game of Thrones (look it up) without any instructions. Translation: a hella …

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