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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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BiographyHistory

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, http://www.narrellemharris.com/

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

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
y separately published work icon The Adventure of the Colonial Boy London : Improbable Press , 2016 10060401 2016 single work novel detective romance historical fiction

'1893. Dr Watson, still in mourning for the death of his great friend Sherlock Holmes, is now triply bereaved, with his wife Mary's death in childbirth. Then a telegram from Melbourne, Australia intrudes into his grief. “Come at once if convenient." Both suspicious and desperate to believe that Holmes may not, after all, be dead, Watson goes as immediately as the sea voyage will allow. Soon Holmes and Watson are together again, on an adventure through Bohemian Melbourne and rural Victoria, following a series of murders linked by a repulsive red leech and one of Moriarty’s lieutenants. But things are not as they were. Too many words lie unsaid between the Great Detective and his biographer. Too much that they feel is a secret. Solve the crime, forgive a friend, rediscover trust and admit to love. Surely that is not beyond that legendary duo, Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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