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THE SUITCASE BABY is true history and an unforgettable tale that moves at the pace of a great crime novel. Get to know author TANYA BRETHERTON in less than a minute!

As a child my favourite book was . . . Playing Beatie Bow.

I started writing THE SUITCASE BABY . . . because of a single newspaper article from 1923. I was intrigued.

In three words THE SUITCASE BABY is . . . Tragic Hidden History.

When I’m not writing I . . . am researching.

My favourite place to curl up with a book is . . . bed.

  • The Suitcase Baby - Tanya Bretherton

    SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a harbourside beach reveals its grisly contents - and from there, an extraordinary story unfolds.

Jemma Rowe

Jemma Rowe

Publicity Coordinator at Hachette Australia and a complete book fiend. My bookshelves are only filled with historical fiction, romance and YA. I have an obsession with ornaments (mainly from Kmart), pom poms, Danish feta and Henry the Eighth (I have a miniature Dachshund named after him). After Harry Potter, Virginia Andrews was my first introduction to reading so you can see why I’m such a heartie at heart.

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