TESSA LUNNEY : APRIL IN PARIS, 1921 : A KIKI BUTTON MYSTERY

SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER AT 2.30PM IN THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE

Tessa Lunney is a novelist, poet, and occasional academic.

In 2016 she won the prestigious Griffith University Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature for Chess and Dragonflies and the Room of Her Own Foundation Orlando Prize for her story Those Ebola Burners Them.

In 2014 she was awarded an Australia Council Art Start grant for literature. Her poetry and short fiction have been widely published in reviews and periodicals.

In April in Paris, 1921 we meet the glamorous, witty and charming Kiki Button: socialite, private detective and spy. We all have secrets – it’s just that Kiki has more than most. After two years at home in Australia, Katherine King Button has had enough. Her rich parents have ordered her to get married, but after serving as a nurse during the Great War, she has vowed never to take orders again. She flees her parents and the prison of their expectations for the place of friendship and freedom: Paris.

Sparkling, witty and engaging crime fiction – one for fans of Fryne Fisher and Julian Fellows!

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