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  • Hachette Australia

Fiction, Crime & mystery, Family & health

'Ellis's speciality is a gritty rendering of Merseyside crime. Here we have the most exuberant outing yet for his wisecracking protagonist, the radio DJ Johnny Ace, whose knowledge of rhythm'n'blues is matched only by his sleuthing skills on Liverpool's mean streets' [THE TIMES]

'As usual it fairly zips along and, building up a good head of steam, gets to the business in a satisfying way' [

It s an ordinary Thursday evening in July when Michelle Lunt is found hanging in a flat off Liverpool s Sefton Park. Unfortunately for Johnny Ace - local DJ turned Private Eye - the flat happens to belong to him. Although everything points to suicide, Shelley s sister Linda is otherwise and, determined to learn more of the mysterious circumstances surrounding Shelley s death, she hires Johnny to investigate. But Johnny barely gets started before he encounters major problems of his own when the police search his flat for stolen goods and they find them. Out on bail, Johnny needs to find out who has framed him and why. And whether it s connected with Shelley s death...

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Praise for Framed

  • 'Ellis's speciality is a gritty rendering of Merseyside crime. Here we have the most exuberant outing yet for his wisecracking protagonist, the radio DJ Johnny Ace, whose knowledge of rhythm'n'blues is matched only by his sleuthing skills on Liverpool's mean streets' [THE TIMES]

  • 'As usual it fairly zips along and, building up a good head of steam, gets to the business in a satisfying way' [CRIME TIME]

  • 'Fizzes with Liverpool atmosphere and wit and is packed full of compelling characters' [BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH]

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Jennie Brand-Miller

Jennie Brand-Miller (AM) is Professor of Human Nutrition at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index of foods. She received the 2003 Clunies Ross Medal for contributions to science and technology in Australia. She is a past President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, past Chair of the National Committee for Nutrition of the Australian Academy of Science, and President of the Glycemic Index Foundation Limited, a not-for-profit company that administers a food symbol for consumers in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia). Jennie is the proud recipient of two Nucleus (R) bionic ears.