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Wendy Lewis



Wendy Lewis is a prolific writer and has written for stage, screen, television and radio. Her latest book is Playing Dead: True Tales of Fake Suicides, from Five Mile Press. Her books range from humour to history, and include:

Events that Shaped Australia (2006)
See Australia and Die (2007)
Caught Out! Scandals, Lies, Cover-ups (2008)

Her writing has attracted a lot of media interest and has been featured on Channel 7's "Morning Show", Sky News' Book Report; Southern Cross/Prime TV's "Insight", Radio National's "Perspective" and ABC Radio "Bush Telegraph".

In 2010, Wendy wrote Gone: 25 of the world's most chilling and bizarre kidnappings, published by The Five Mile Press and Australians of the Year Celebrating 50 Years of Remarkable Achievement, published by Murdoch Books. Her most recent book, released in December 2011 by Murdoch Books, was The Australian Book of Family Murders.

What the critics say:

"…Lewis has managed to enrich the text with interesting snippets … This is a thoughtful book that places each winner in a larger context and helps to explain why certain people were honoured." Bruce Elder, Spectrum, SMH, 5-6 February 2011