About the Book

An electrifying, neo-noir tale of identity theft, subterfuge and new beginnings, set in the dark shadows of the Gold Coast's glittering high-rise strip ...

Jade, on the run from her past, arrives on the Gold Coast to forge a new identity and make her fortune. She recruits 'the Dealer', a croupier with a shady past, to be her grifting partner and they embark on a series of scams targeting fellow swindlers - Anthony, a self-important businessman, and PJ, an international conman. Jade creates new selves and lodges herself deeper and deeper into the underbelly of Surfers Paradise. the Dealer soon realises he has more than met his match and wonders what exactly this mysterious, all-consuming femme fatale's motivations are. Set in the dark shadows of the Gold Coast's glittering high-rise strip, AtOMIC CItY is a wild rollercoaster ride of a story - a neo-noir tale of identity theft, subterfuge and new beginnings.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732293017
  • ISBN 10: 0732293014
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 01/06/2013
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General

Biography

Sydney-born in 1974, Brisbane grown and now Gold Coast resident and lecturer in Writing & Publishing at Griffith University (where she also gained her doctorate), Sally Breen has worked in the university sector in creative writing and the broader creative arts community for over ten years. She was associate editor of the Griffith REVIEW from 2006 to 2008, and her fiction and non-fiction work have appeared in a variety of publications and collections, including THE AUSTRALIAN, THE AGE, THE COURIER MAIL, WET INK, BEST STORIES UNDER THE SUN, Griffith REVIEW, TRAVELLERS TALES, MEDIA INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA, PHILAMENT and BEST AUSTRALIAN STORIES.


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