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P.D. Martin

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P.D. Martin--Phillipa Deanne Martin--was born in Melbourne, Australia, and developed a passion for crime fiction and storytelling at an early age. This interest was backed up with formal education through a bachelor of behavioral sciences (with majors in psychology and criminology) and a postgraduate certificate in professional writing (creative writing).

Phillipa also writes children's and young adult fiction under Pippa Dee.

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News from 2017

Well, not much happening for me in the book world at the moment! It’s been a long time since my last post, but here’s what I’m up to at the moment:



I’m currently in the last year of my PhD in creative writing. I’m loving it!  I’m writing a new crime novel that’s a big departure from my Sophie books. As part of the PhD I’m also writing an exegesis (the research component). My exegesis looks at th... Read more of this blog post »
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1 chapters   —   updated Oct 14, 2009 05:48PM
Description: a victim has had his throat literally ripped out and the trail leads back to LA's underworld and a brilliant killer who's carved a trail of death in organized crime across the U.S. www.pdmartin.com.au/menu.aspx?mID=15
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Description: Body Count kicks off the series, a few months after Aussie Sophie Anderson has re-located to the US and the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit. But when a case gets personal, Sophie must work quickly to save a fellow agent’s life. www.pdmartin.com.au/menu.aspx?mID=12
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Description: Book 2 in the Sophie Anderson series. In The Murderers’ Club, four killers chat online and set in motion a dastardly plan. For Sophie, the clues don’t stack up – until a man emerges from the desert with a story of unspeakable evil. www.pdmartin.com.au/menu.aspx?mID=13 This is the prologue, which features chat room dialog between members of the Club.
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Description: Fan Mail is the third book featuring Aussie FBI profiler, Sophie Anderson. In Fan Mail, Sophie is working a case where fiction has become fatal. A popular crime writer is murdered and posed just like the crime scene in the dead author’s last book. www.pdmartin.com.au/menu.aspx?mID=14
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message 10: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Phillipa. Thanks so much for Friending me here. Lovely to catch up with you! How's the writing going?


message 9: by P.D.

P.D. Martin Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Hi Christine! Nice to 'meet' you! Hope you enjoy my books :)


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 7: by Beth

Beth Hi P.D.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


message 6: by April

April Phillipa,
I finished Coming Home and wow, I really liked it! It was very fast paced and well written. Sophie is a great character and I can't wait to read more!!!


message 5: by P.D.

P.D. Martin April wrote: "I just started Coming Home, the free download. So far I like it very much. Thanks, Phillipa"


Thanks, April! And Kiss of Death is on its way to you.
Phillipa


message 4: by April

April I just started Coming Home, the free download. So far I like it very much. Thanks, Phillipa


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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message 2: by P.D.

P.D. Martin Karen wrote: "Hi Phillipa - great to see you on GoodReads :)"

Thanks! It looks pretty good so far - for readers and authors.
Phillipa


message 1: by Karen

Karen Hi Phillipa - great to see you on GoodReads :)


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