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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 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
y separately published work icon Medea’s Curse : Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2015 8139308 2015 single work novel crime

'Forensic psychiatrist Natalie King works with victims and perpetrators of violent crime. Women with a history of abuse, mainly. She rides a Ducati a size too big and wears a tank top a size too small. Likes men but doesn’t want to keep one. And really needs to stay on her medication.

'Now she’s being stalked. Anonymous notes, threats, strangers loitering outside her house.

'A hostile former patient? Or someone connected with a current case? Georgia Latimer—charged with killing her three children. Travis Hardy—deadbeat father of another murdered child, with a second daughter now missing. Maybe the harassment has something to do with Crown Prosecutor Liam O’Shea—drop-dead sexy, married and trouble in all kinds of ways.

'Natalie doesn’t know. Question is, will she find out before it’s too late?

'Anne Buist, herself a leading perinatal psychiatrist, has created an edge-of-the-seat mystery with a hot new heroine—backed up by a lifetime of experience with troubled minds.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2016 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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