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Balmain book event

July 27, 2010

Tuesday 17 August, 6:30pm at Balmain Library, I will talk about writing thrillers, why I bucked the trend with an Australian, female central character, and how I went about getting a two book publishing deal. Free event but bookings via 02 9367 9215. Light refreshments provided. Supported by Brays Books.

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Live hacking demo! In partnership with Dymocks North Sydney, 5:30pm, Thurs 5 August.

July 20, 2010

The man behind the hacker character does live hacking demo!

The hacker who inspired the hacker charcater in The Genesis Flaw is flying in to join L.A. Larkin at an event that will make you think twice about internet security. The author and the hacker will discuss the hacking and identity theft scenes in the novel, how real they are and “fosm” will hack live into a system to demonstrate how easy it is to steal personal information. He will also talk about ways you can make yourself less vulnerable to internet data theft. L.A Larkin will talk about her time at a hackers’ conference and the moral dilemmas the central charcaters face when they decide to use hacking to steal information.

When: Thursday 5th August, 5.30pm for 5.45pm start.

Where: Mary Mackillop Place (room location TBC)

80 William Street, North Sydney (5 min walk from North Sydney Station, off Mount Street)

Cost: $5 (light refreshments included)

Bookings through Dymocks North Sydney 02 9956 6771 or nsydney@dymocks.com.au

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Man behind the hacker character does live hacking demo!

Live hacking demo! In partnership with Dymocks North Sydney, 5:30pm, Thurs 5 August.

The hacker who inspired the hacker charcater in The Genesis Flaw is flying in to join L.A. Larkin at an event that will make you think twice about your internet security. The author and the hacker will discuss the hacking and identity theft scenes in the novel, how real they are, and “fosm” will hack live into a system to demonstrate how easy it is to steal personal information. He will also talk about ways you can make yourself less vulnerable to internet data theft. L.A Larkin will talk about her time at a hackers’ conference, and her central character’s the moral dilemmas when she decides to use hacking to steal information.

When: Thursday 5th August, 5.30pm for 5.45pm start.

Where: Mary Mackillop Place (room location TBC)

80 William Street, North Sydney (5 min walk from North Sydney Station, off Mount Street)

Cost: $5 (light refreshments included)

Bookings through Dymocks North Sydney 02 9956 6771 or nsydney@dymocks.com.au

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‘This Australian-based debut deserves a place among the big names.’

July 7, 2010

I am blown away by Lachlan Jobbins’ review of my thriller, The Genesis Flaw, which appears in the August issue of Bookseller + Publisher magazine.

‘This Australian-based debut deserves a place among the big names…a sweaty-palm page-turner with short chapters and loads of action. It’s the literary equivalent of The Day After Tomorrow or Lost; exciting, compulsive reading.’

To read the whole review please click here

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