Australian Genre Publishing


Blair Denholm


BLAIR is a writer and translator who has lived and worked in New York, Moscow, Munich, Abu Dhabi and Australia. 

His debut crime novel, SOLD, is the first in an Aussie Noir trilogy, featuring the hapless and incorrigible anti-hero, Gary Braswell. 

Ashlea Bechaz


Ashlea Bechaz is a Melbourne-based freelance artist and illustrator.

She studied at the McClelland Guild of Artists from a young age and went on to complete a diploma of Illustration at Chisholm on the Peninsula.

Working mostly with inks, watercolours and gouache, Ashlea's works are lavishly detailed and luringly colourful.

She enjoys walking the line between the beautiful and strange and often combines the two to draw you in to unfamiliar worlds.

Ellen Davitt


Australia's first mystery novelist

Clan Destine Press - along with award-winning writer and self-confessed 'literary archaeologist' Dr Lucy Sussex - is proud to be republishing Australia's first murder mystery: Ellen Davitt's 1865 novel, Force and Fraud. 

Barry Weston


Artist turned crime writer, Barry Weston was born a Capricorn in ‘The Paddo’ Brisbane, Queensland.

He now lives with his wife and two chocolate Labradors on a few acres on a small island south of Hobart, Tasmania overlooking the Great Southern Ocean.

Sandi Wallace


Sandi is an award-winning crime writer and personal trainer who lives in the Dandenong Ranges outside Melbourne.

Tell Me Why -  Sandi's debut novel, published by Clan Destine Press - won the 2015 Davitt Readers' Choice, an award voted by the full membership of Sisters in Crime Australia. 

Goldie Alexander


Goldie may be celebrating her first novel – a YA historical – with Clan Destine Press but she is the author of more than 70 books.

Goldie writes for young adults, children and adults; she has played in every genre – historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, romance and mysteries; and she's been published both in Australia and overseas.

Dean J Anderson


Dean lives in a small coastal town of Yeppoon in Central Queensland.

RC Daniells


Rowena Cory Daniells' dual-timeline paranormal crime novel The Price of Fame is set in Melbourne.