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Zane Lovitt Zane Lovitt i(A135098 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Zane Lovitt was a documentary filmmaker before turning his hand to crime fiction. He lives in Melbourne.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2013 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to attend workshops and presentations at the Thrillerfest conference in New York, the world’s preeminent conference for writers of crime fiction.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Midnight Promise : A Detective's Story in Ten Cases Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012 Z1875635 2012 selected work short story crime detective

'John Dorn is a private investigator. Just like his father used to be. It says "private inquiry agent" in John's yellow pages ad because that's what his old man called himself, back before his business folded, his wife left him and he drank himself to death.

'But John's not going to end up like his father. He doesn't have a wife, or much business. He doesn't really drink, either. Not yet.

'In each of these ten delicious stories Zane Lovitt presents an intriguing investigation filled with humour and complex, beautifully observed characters. At their centre is John Dorn, solving not so much crimes as funny human puzzles; but the crimes, and the criminals, are forever lurking nearby, taunting him from the city's cold underworld. It's his job to unravel the mystery, or right the wrong, or just do what the client has hired him to do. Somehow, though, there is a misstep at every turn, and John takes another small stumble towards his moment of personal truth. His midnight promise. Perhaps even his redemption.' (From the publisher's website.)

2013 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year Award
2013 winner Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Fiction
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