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Anna George
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Anna George has worked in the legal world as well as the film and television industries. Her first novel, What Came Before, was shortlisted for the 2015 Ned Kelly and Sisters in Crime Best Debut Fiction awards, and was longlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and two children.

Books by Anna George


An Instagram scandal at a grammar school sparks outrage in a bayside suburb and confronts the families involved. It might also be the catalyst for welcome change at the school and its community.

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The Lone Child

A gripping, atmospheric novel from the acclaimed author of What Came Before that asks: how much should you do to help a stranger’s child?

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What Came Before

Dark, atmospheric and gripping, What Came Before is a stunning literary thriller about the risks you take when you fall in love.

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A light-hearted and optimistic pick for book club.