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Narrelle M. Harris Narrelle M. Harris i(A148439 works by) (a.k.a. Narrelle Harris; N.M. Harris)
Born: Established: Newcastle, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Newcastle-born Narelle M. Harris has travelled widely, including periods living and teaching in Egypt and Poland. Her father was in the Royal Australian Air Force, which meant a peripatetic childhood.

She has also worked as a business writer and has been a playwright, songwriter, actor, editor, public servant kitchen hand and - 'once only - a very bad telemarketer'.

Most recently, she has been based in Melbourne.

Her works have been longlisted and shortlisted for Ditmar, Chronos, and Davitt Awards.

Source: Narelle M. Harris's website,

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Scar Tissue and Other Stories Bittern : Clan Destine Press , 2019 18529051 2019 selected work short story

'It's all about scars and what they mean.

'Old myths made new.

'Poems for those who've passed.

'Tales of the lost and found.

'Rarely seen stories, reprinted.

'Brand new stories - in new places and familiar worlds.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Best Collection
y separately published work icon A Dream to Build a Kiss On London : Improbable Press , 2018 16660646 2018 single work novella historical fiction detective

'John Watson, invalided army doctor and sometimes artist, and Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective, become flatmates and friends in contemporary London. Love grows too, despite past betrayals and present dangers—for where you have Holmes and Watson, there too are Moriarty and Moran. A Dream to Build a Kiss On explores love and family, trust and betrayal, brothers and brothers-in-arms, forgiveness and revenge, in an ongoing tale told 221 words at a time.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Ravenfall Melbourne : Clan Destine Press , 2017 12079853 2017 single work novel romance fantasy

'British soldier, Dr James Sharpe, returned from Afghanistan a changed man.

'Like most war veterans haunted by deadly choices and the horrors of battle, James struggles against his demons.

'Unlike other ex-soldiers, his demons are real. Transformed in the heat of a desert battlefield, James Sharpe is now a vampire.

'Struggling London artist, Gabriel Dare, has his own secrets — like who he really is, and why he lived on the streets before lodging with Dr Sharpe; like the ghosts he used to see, that made others question his sanity.

'James knows Gabriel is the best thing in his life, but questions his ability to love and fears he's a danger to all.

'Gabriel knows there's something different about his enigmatic landlord, but can't deny his attraction.

'When some of Gabriel's street friends go missing, he discovers that London is full of monsters — real, vicious, otherworldly monsters.

'The two men join forces with a clairvoyant cop and a Peer of the Realm to uncover the truth, for it seems the vampire who sired James is back in London — with a diabolical agenda that threatens the entire nation.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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