Gary Kemble i(17 works by)
Also writes as: Miles Fotherington
Born: Established: 1974 Margate, Kent,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1980
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BiographyHistory

Gary Kemble is a journalist with ABC News Online and also writes fiction. He lives in Brisbane.

Personal Awards

2010 Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers For a new work of fiction.
2007 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Professional Achievement Nominated for work on ABC's Articulate and promoting the genre through radio and other mediums.

Awards for Works

Skin Deep 2015 single work novel fantasy crime

'When washed up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out.

'When more tattoos appear — accompanied by visions of war-torn Afghanistan, bikies, boat people, murder, bar fights and a mysterious woman — he begins to dig a little deeper.

'Harry’s search leads him to Jess McGrath. She’s successful, married; they are drawn to each other though they have nothing in common but unwanted tattoos and high definition nightmares. Together, they edge closer to unearthing the truth behind the sinister disappearance of an SAS hero and his girlfriend Kyla.

'There’s a federal election looming, with pundits tipping a landslide win for opposition leader Andrew Cardinal. Harry knows there’s a link between these disturbing visions and Cardinal's shadowy past, and is compelled to right wrongs, one way or another.

'Skin Deep is the thrilling, layered, genre-bending debut novel of Brisbane author and journalist Gary Kemble.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Novel
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