Thriller author, L.A. Larkin, has been likened to Michael Crichton and Matthew Reilly.
Her corporate espionage novel, The Genesis Flaw, received glowing reviews and was nominated for four crime writing awards. She appeared in Australia's leading current affairs program, Today Tonight, with her hacker source, with whom she worked to create the mesmerising hacking scenes. L.A. Larkin's action thriller, Thirst, was published to great acclaim in August 2012. To research Thirst she spent time in Antarctica where the story is set, learned about crevasse rescue, Polar survival and, even, how to sew up a wound. She, also, had several cryptic conversations with explosives experts and is sure she must have set off alarm bells by now!
This British-born author studied literature at the University of London's Royal Holloway College, graduating with honours. Whilst travelling the world, she fell in love with Sydney and emigrated to Australia in 1998. After a successful career in magazine publishing, where she became publisher, L.A. Larkin returned to university to study corporate responsibility, sustainability and strategic public relations at the University of Sydney. She was awarded a merit scholarship for academic excellence. She went on to work for one of Australia's leading climate change consultancies.
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