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Anne Buist Anne Buist i(8139290 works by)
Also writes as: Simone Sinna
Gender: Female
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'Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and has over 25 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry. She works with Protective Services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder.' (Source: )

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y separately published work icon The Long Shadow Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2020 17948770 2020 single work novel thriller

'PSYCHOLOGIST Isabel Harris has come to the outback town of Riley because her husband, Dean, is assessing the hospital—the hub of the community—with a view to closing it down. Isabel, mostly occupied with her toddler, will run a mother–baby therapy group. But on the first day she gets an anonymous note from one of the mothers:

'The baby killer is going to strike again. Soon.

'Then a series of small harassments begins.

'Is it an attempt to warn Dean off? Or could the threat be serious? A child was murdered in Riley once before...

'As Isabel discovers more about the mothers in her group, she begins to believe the twenty-five-year-old mystery of a baby’s death may be the key to preventing another tragedy.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon This I Would Kill For Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2018 12263407 2018 single work novel crime

'Natalie King has been hired to do a psychiatric evaluation for the children's court. A custody dispute. Not her usual territory, but now that she's pregnant she's happy to do a simple consult.

'Jenna and Malik's break-up is anything but simple. He claims she's crazy and compulsive; she claims he's been abusing their daughter Chelsea.

'But what if all the claims are true? Or none? How can Natalie protect the child? And how does she work out where her concerns for Chelsea slide into her growing obsession with her own lost father?

'More urgently- with both parents saying they're desperate to keep their daughter safe - what if one of them is desperate enough to kill?' (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Dangerous to Know : Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2016 9163958 2016 single work novel crime

'Psychiatrist Natalie King’s research supervisor needs her help. But is it to get over the death of his first pregnant wife or to plan the murder of his second?

'A cat and mouse game where only one can win…and the stakes are her sanity…as well as her life.'

Source: Author's website.

2017 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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