21 November 2014

Shortlisted - The Courier-Mail 2014 People's Choice Award

Photo: We are very excited to announce the shortlist for The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award 2014.  Congratulations to all the outstanding Queensland authors on the list. 

• My Brother, But One, T.M.Clark - Author
• Walking on Trampolines, Frances Whiting: Author
• My Island Homicide, Catherine Titasey 
• Atomic City, Sally Breen 
• Jacks and Jokers, Matthew Condon 
• Lingering Doubts: Going Inside Brisbane's Arcade Murder, Deb Drummond and Janice Teunis 
• How to do a liver transplant: Stories from my surgical life, Kellee Slater
• The Power of Bones, Keelen Mailman

You get to decide who the winner will be. Vote now for your favourite book http://qldliteraryawards.org.au/about/peoples-choice

A thrill and an honour!!
To our readers and to all who may have voted for Lingering Doubts - a most sincere thank you.
Your support is greatly appreciated,
Deb and Jan
ps voting closes at 5 pm today

19 November 2014

Lingering Doubts - Brisbane History

"Brisbane History West is an initiative of the St Lucia History Group, Indooroopilly & District Historical Society, Kenmore and District Historical Society, Oxley to Chelmer History Group, Taringa History Group,  Toowong and District Historical Society and the Toowong History Group.

The intent of this collaboration is to provide a platform to raise community awareness and participation in the study and recording of local history, showcase current research and assist with queries...."

The above introduction is taken directly from the Brisbane History West website.
Deb and Jan

Launch of QWC Books from our Backyard 2013 - Lingering Doubts

Queensland Writers Centre's photo.
l - r Ray Drummond, Deb Drummond (Lingering Doubts), David Gilchrist (Life in the Saddle), Ray Clarke (Hannah)

13 November 2014

The Courier-Mail 2014 People's Choice - Shortlisted Authors on ABC Sunshine Coast

Yesterday we were interviewed on ABC radio Sunshine Coast 90.3 FM. Our sincere thanks to Mary-Lou for granting us this opportunity to speak about Lingering Doubts and the reason why we wrote our book.
Listen to interview with Mary-Lou Stephens
Deb and Jan

9 November 2014

Lingering Doubts - Going inside Brisbane's Arcade Murder - Where to buy?

We are very pleased to advise that the Queensland State Library Bookshop now stocks copies of Lingering Doubts. Our book can now be purchased at the following outlets:
  • Annie's Books on Peregian, Peregian Beach
  • Avid Reader, West End
  • Black Cat Books, LaTrobe Terrace, Paddington 
  • Books of Buderim, 82 Burnett Street, Buderim
  • Mary Ryan's, Park Road, Milton
  • Nook and Cranny, Goondiwindi                                                               
  • Paddington Antique Centre, Stall 12
  • Pulp Fiction Books, 144 Adelaide Street, Brisbane
  • Riverbend Books, Bulimba
  • St. George Newsagency, St George
  • State Library Bookshop, SLQ, South Bank
  • The Book Bank, Jephson Street, Toowong
  • The River Read, Noosaville

Or to buy now click 'Buy the Book' to the top right of the screen 
Lingering Doubts 
Deb and Jan

6 November 2014

Emma Jay - Lingering Doubts web designer

A few words about Emma Jay - the lovely lady who created and continually improves the Lingering Doubts site:
Although Emma is a technical whiz, she is also a photographer, an artist, with a deep appreciation of natural beauty and balance.  Emma is, at the same time, fastidious, creative and insightful as we're sure you will appreciate when you explore the page titles displayed above. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Emma, for our website, but also for the passion you've brought to this campaign to give our grandfather a voice.

If anyone wishes to contact Emma to discuss possible web designs please feel free to pass on a message to Emma via the email address attached to this website.
Deb and Jan