Clan Authors contribute to ACWA's If I Tell You... I'll Have to Kill You

Clan authors Lindy Cameron & Kerry Greenwood have essays in If I Tell You... I'll Have to Kill You a brand new collection edited by the awesome Michael Robotham.

Published by (Allen & Unwin)If I Tell You... was produced as a fundraiser for the Australian Crime Writers' Association, which presents the annual Ned Kelly Awards.

All royalties go to the ACWA.

As the blurb says: "Crime fiction is the single most popular genre in international publishing and Australia has some of the finest practitioners when it comes to walking the mean streets and nailing the bad guys.

"Whether you're a fan of crime fiction, true crime or a would-be crime writer, this collection of essays will provide laughter, understanding, insight, ideas, advice and hopefully some inspiration.

"...our best crime writers lay bare their souls and reveal their secrets as never before, along with their rules for writing, and reading lists."

The book features quite a few of Kerry and Lindy's fellow Sisters in Crime: Angela Savage, Leigh Redhead Marele Day, Liz Porter, Malla Nunn, Tara Moss, Leah Giarratano, Lindsay Simpson, Katherine Howell & Gabrielle Lord...

And a good number of their Brothers-in-Law: Michael Robotham, Shane Maloney, Peter Corris, Lenny Bartulin, Garry Disher, Geoffrey McGeachin, Barry Maitland, Adrian Hyland & Peter Lawrance.

If I Tell You... I'll Have To Kill You is being officially launched at 2pm this Friday at the Byron Bay Writers' Festival. Kerry Greenwood, Marele Day, Katherine Howell, Lenny Bartulin & Michael Robotham will be there.

The 2013 Ned Kelly shortlist will also be announced.

You can trip over to AustCrime to read a review of this wonderful collection.