Medea's Curse (Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist #1)

Author(s): Anne Buist

Crime Fiction

Forensic psychiatrist Natalie King works with victims and perpetrators of violent crime. Women with a history of abuse, mainly. She rides a Ducati a size too big and wears a tank top a size too small. Likes men but doesn't want to keep one. And really needs to stay on her medication. Now she's being stalked. Anonymous notes, threats, strangers loitering outside her house. A hostile former patient? Or someone connected with a current case? Georgia Latimer - charged with killing her three children. Travis Hardy - deadbeat father of another murdered child, with a second daughter now missing. Maybe the harrassment has something to do with Crown Prosecutor Liam O'Shea - drop-dead sexy, married and trouble in all kinds of ways. Natalie doesn't know. Question is, will she find out before it's too late? Anne Buist, herself a leading perinatal psychiatrist, has created an edge-of-the-seat mystery with a hot new heroine - backed up by a lifetime of experience with troubled minds.


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* Press interviews in major tabloid newspaper such as the Herald Sun * Author features in major glossy magazines such as Marie Claire * Author features in online media such as the Guardian, New Daily * Radio interviews on ABC national and local radio such as RN's Life Matters, 774 Conversation Hour with Jon Faine * Widespread review coverage in women's glossy magazines such as Elle and Cosmopolitan * Widespread review coverage in major broadsheet newspapers such as the Age, Sydney Morning-Herald * Review coverage in general publications across Australia and New Zealand such as the Big Issue and NZ Listener * Author to appear at major literary festivals in 2015 * Bound proofs available to the trade * Lightwall advertising in major airports * Significant budget for bookseller catalogues * Advertisements in bookseller newsletters * Author video interview will be available on Text's website, YouTube, the author website and on bookseller sites * Strong social media campaign including * Targeted advertising on Goodreads and Facebook * Featured in Text newsletters and website

Anne Buist is the Chair of Women's Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and has over 25 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry. She works with Protective Services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. Medea's Curse is her first mainstream psychological thriller. Professor Buist is married to novelist Graeme Simsion and has two children.

General Fields

  • : 9781922182647
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : 0.51
  • : November 2014
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anne Buist
  • : Paperback
  • : Feb-15
  • : 336