Dinuka McKenzie


Dinuka McKenzie is an Australian writer and book addict. Her debut crime fiction novel, The Torrent, won the HarperCollins Australia 2020 Banjo Prize and was published in February 2022. She is represented by Alex Adsett Literary. When not writing, Dinuka works in the environmental sector and volunteers as part of the team behind the Writers Unleashed Festival. She lives in Southern Sydney with her husband, two kids and their pet chicken.

Genres: Mystery
New and upcoming books
Detective Kate Miles
   1. The Torrent (2022)
   2. Taken (2023)
   3. Tipping Point (2024)
Dinuka McKenzie recommends
To The River (2024)
Vikki Wakefield
"An atmospheric mystery with layer upon layer of secrets. Two flawed women discover how much they are willing to risk when justice is not equal and the system is not there to protect them."
Kill Your Husbands (2023)
Jack Heath
"I dare you to stop reading once you begin."
Barren Grounds (2023)
B Michael Radburn
"A dark and compulsive descent into memory and obsession with a cracking twist."

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Anthologies containing stories by Dinuka McKenzie
Dark Deeds Down Under (2022)
(Dark Deeds Down Under, book 1)
edited by
Craig Sisterson

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