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Emily Webb

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Emily Webb is a Melbourne-based journalist, formerly for Leader Community Newspapers, now working in communications, whose first true crime book MURDER IN SUBURBIA was released in January 2014.

Emily is Aussie-born and spent several years living in London where she tripped about, did lots of different jobs (including transcribing undercover police tapes at The city of London Police), married a Welshman and had a career diversion where she retrained as a high school English teacher.

She lives in suburbia with her husband and two children.

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Emily Webb I take a walk but generally I find I just have to start writing to clear the block. Writing non-fiction means it's easier to deal with writer's block…moreI take a walk but generally I find I just have to start writing to clear the block. Writing non-fiction means it's easier to deal with writer's block because there's always research and interviewing people and checking up facts to go on with.(less)
Emily Webb I have almost finished my manuscript for another true crime book. This one focuses on a particular type of serial killer and has around 20 chapters,…moreI have almost finished my manuscript for another true crime book. This one focuses on a particular type of serial killer and has around 20 chapters, each a different case. The book is due out early 2015.(less)
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This book definitely held my attention. It was an intriguing plot and the character development was nicely paced. The ending was a surprise. I plodded through the book at times but overall it was a good read.
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