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Amy Doak Amy Doak i(26372419 works by)
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'Amy Doak is a lifelong lover of books, reading and writing. Following a career in media: advertising, radio, television and magazines, she continues to work as a freelance writer and is excited to see her non-fiction writing career evolve into a fiction one.' (Source: Penguin)

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y separately published work icon Eleanor Jones is Not a Murderer Melbourne : Penguin , 2023 26372439 2023 single work novel young adult

'Karen McManus and Holly Jackson meets Fleur Ferris in this fast-paced YA murder mystery.

'Eleanor Jones has just started at her ninth high school in less than five years. Since she and her mum are always moving on, Eleanor likes to stay on the outer, to stay invisible. So maybe it's just bad luck that the very first person she talks to at Cooinda Secondary College, Angus Marshall, is stabbed and left for dead the same day. The last message on Angus's phone is from Eleanor Jones.

'After being interviewed by the police, Eleanor realises they don't have all the facts and decides to investigate. In trying to understand what happened to Angus, Eleanor inadvertently becomes involves with an eclectic group of fellow students - all of whom have their own reasons to want to solve the mystery.

'As they slowly unravel Angus's secrets, Eleanor discovers the true meaning of friendship - and uncovers a danger lurking at the heart of the town . . .'(Publication summary)

2024 longlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2024 longlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
2024 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2024 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Older Readers
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