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James Vella-Bardon

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James lives in Sydney's Northern Beaches with his young family and a spirited cavoodle.

In 2018 his debut 'The Sheriff's Catch' climbed to #3 on the English fiction bestseller list in his native Malta.

Recipient of a few international literary awards and nominations, he enjoys writing thriller novels set in periods of history which have been swept under the carpet.

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Three Speeches

The following is a transcript of the speeches delivered during an unforgettable book signing event. It was held at Agenda Bookshop on the Valletta Waterfront on 29 September 2018 to promote my debut novel The Sheriff’s Catch.

Thanks again to everyone who attended a true watershed occasion in the history of Maltese fiction in English, in a year when Valletta was named European Capital of Culture by Read more of this blog post »
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message 6: by James

James Glad we're friends Erin and will look forward to your updates!


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James Thanks Argona, I'm looking out for your reviews!


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James Many thanks Maria, much appreciated!


Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* Thanks for the friend request and message, James :)


Argona Hello James, thank you so much for your lovely message and the friend request. I look forward to discovering new books with you.^^


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Maria Espadinha Im very pleased to add you to my friends group, James :)


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