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Pauline Toohey

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Mum to a great son, and rescue Border Collie (Moby), Pauline writes in two genres: historical fiction, and contemporary crime/comedy.

After leaving a 25-year career as a police officer, she now owns an editing company based in Melbourne, Australia.

She's progressing through her 'bucket list', and with the release of her debut novel (and three more in waiting), she looks forward to the next chapter ... whatever it may be.

For the now, she toils on a historical novel close to home.

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Yearly, Dymocks Camberwell holds an early Xmas special, and lines their walls with not only books, but their authors, too. It's a fabulous night for shoppers and authors alike.

This year I shared a bench with new Aussie author, Ann Turner. Ann's 2015 novel The Lost Swimmer (my weekend's read) has been picked up by Sue Maslin, producer of the film The Dressmaker.



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Pauline Toohey Owen wrote: "Your book looks interesting. I look forward to the completed novel."

Thanks, Owen. It's complete. Just 'gotta' pull my socks up and post it. I'm new to this site, but it won't take me long to find my way around.


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Owen Your book looks interesting. I look forward to the completed novel.


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