Described by The Sydney Morning Herald as "One of Australia’s finest new gen crime writers", Candice Fox (Hades, Eden) talks about her latest novel, The Chase. An electrifying cat-and-mouse thriller, The Chase is set in the Nevada Desert after a prison breakout lets loose more than 600 of the country’s most dangerous prisoners. Don’t miss this New York Times bestselling author and master of suspense as she discusses murder, man-hunts and chasing justice, with Nicole Abadee.

Candice Fox (Australian)

Candice Fox

Hades, Candice Fox’s first novel, won the Ned Kelly Award for best debut in 2014 from the Australian Crime Writers Association. The sequel, Eden, won the Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel in 2015, making Candice only the second author to win these accolades back to back. Her subsequent novels – Fall, Crimson Lake, Redemption Point and Gone by Midnight – were all shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award.In 2015 Candice began collaborating with James Patterson. Their first novel together, Never Never, set in the vast Australian outback, was a huge bestseller in Australia and went straight to number one on the New York Times bestseller list in the US, and also to the top of the charts in the UK. Their later novels – Fifty Fifty, Liar Liar, Hush Hush and The Inn – have all been massive bestsellers across the world. Candice’s latest novel is The Chase.

Nicole Abadee (Australian)

Nicole Abadee

Nicole Abadee writes about books for Good Weekend and Australian Book Review and appears regularly as a moderator at writers’ festivals and other literary events. Nicole has a books podcast, Books, Books, Books in which she talks to international and Australian writers about their latest books, and is also a judge for the 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.