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Susan Hurley Susan Hurley i(A118887 works by)
Gender: Female
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Susan Hurley has been a corporate crime investigator and a management consultant. In 2008, she was working on completing her first novel.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Peter Carey Short Story Award For 'Death of an Impala'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Eight Lives Mulgrave : Affirm Press , 2019 14974059 2019 single work novel thriller

'Former refugee David Tran becomes the Golden Boy of Australian medical research and invents a drug that could transform immunology. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial, a crucial step on the path to global fame for David and windfall gains for his investors. But when David dies in baffling circumstances, motives are put under the microscope.

'With its origins in a real-life drug trial that ended in tragedy, Eight Lives is told from the perspectives of David's friends, family and business associates, who all played a role in his downfall.A smart, sophisticated thriller that explores power, class and prejudice, Eight Lives will keep you engrossed until the last page. '  (Publication summary)

2020 shortlisted Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Novel
2020 winner Davitt Award Best Debut
2020 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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