BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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CHRIS HAMMER STRIKES AGAIN!

WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 6.00 - 7.00PM

Join BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival to hear Chris talk online about the brand new Treasures and Dirt with Tim Ayliffe. Two free packs of all Chris’ books will be on offer from Allen & Unwin for the two best questions on the night.

Speaker: Chris Hammer

Facilitator: Tim Ayliffe

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TIM AYLIFFE: THE ENEMY WITHIN

WEDNESDAY 27 OCTOBER 6.00 - 7.00PM

Tim Ayliffe’s new thriller The Enemy Within takes us inside the Australia we think we know. In the words of Stan Grant, ‘As a correspondent, I lived this world. Tim Ayliffe has written it.’ Two packs of all Tim’s books will go to those who ask the two best questions on the night thanks to Simon and Schuster.

Speaker: Tim Ayliffe

Facilitator: Chris Hammer

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