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Caroline Overington Caroline Overington i(A9671 works by)
Born: Established: 1970 ;
Gender: Female
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Caroline Overingham grew up in Melton on the outskirts of Melbourne. She has worked as a journalist for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and as a staff writer for The Weekend Australian Magazine.

Source: (Sighted 5/10/2011)

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2021 shortlisted Davitt Award Best True Crime Book for 'Missing William Tyrell'.
2004 joint winner Walkley Award Investigative Journalism Shared with Malcolm Knox for their 'Norma Khouri Investigation'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Ones You Trust Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 2018 14508986 2018 single work novel thriller

'Emma Cardwell, celebrity mum and host of top-rating morning TV show Cuppa, seems to have it all: fame, money and a gorgeous family. But when her little girl disappears from day-care - captured on CCTV footage at a nearby shopping centre leaving with someone Emma has never seen before - her world is turned upside down.

'As the minutes tick by, and pressure mounts, every part of Emma's life comes under examination. Is this a kidnapping, the work of a crazed stalker, or an obsessed fan? Is somebody out for revenge or is this something closer to home?

'And there is the aching question: how much do we really know about those who care for our children . . . and about the people we love?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon The Lucky One Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 2017 11086112 2017 single work novel crime thriller

The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of the bestselling The One Who Got Away.

'An old castle ...

'For more than 150 years, a grand house known as Alden Castle has stood proudly in the hills above the historic town of Paso Robles, home to a family weighed down by secrets and debt.

'A fresh body ...

'When, after much rancour, the castle is sold, billionaire developers move in, only to discover one skeleton after another, including a fresh corpse, rotting in the old family cemetery.

'An unsolved mystery ...

'As three generations of the well-respected Alden-Stowe family come in for scrutiny, detectives will discover a twisted web of rivalries, alliances, deceit, and treachery. Set amidst the rolling hills of the California wine district, and featuring gold-digger wives, a frustrated housekeeper, a demented patriarch and forbidden love, police must decide: who has died? Who has survived? And who, amidst all this horror and betrayal, is the lucky one? ' (Publication summary)

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon The One Who Got Away Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2016 9339101 2016 single work novel thriller

'Perfect couple; perfect lie. The not-to-be-missed new psychological thriller from Caroline Overington. We all keep secrets. Some are deadly. Loren Wynne-Estes appears to have it all: she's the girl from the wrong side of the tracks who's landed a handsome husband, a stunning home, a fleet of shiny cars and two beautiful daughters ... Then one day a fellow parent taps Loren on the shoulder outside the grand school gate, hands her a note ... and suddenly everything's at stake. Loren's Facebook-perfect marriage is spectacularly exposed - revealing an underbelly of lies and betrayal. What is uncovered will scandalise a small town, destroy lives and leave a family divided. But who is to be believed and who is to blame? Will the right person be brought to justice or is there one who got away? An unsettling psychological thriller for fans of Girl on a Train and Gone Girl.' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2017 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
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