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  • Published: 1 March 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742743066
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Dangerously Placed




This work experience is going to be killer ...

This work experience is going to be killer ...

Alex Thaler can't wait to start her dream work experience placement at Virk, where staff from all over the world mingle in an astonishing virtual office. But when an employee is found murdered, the dream becomes a nightmare - because Alex is the prime suspect. Fortunately, Alex's friends are willing to brave shark tanks, disgusting pathology specimens and even a nude beach in order to clear her name . . .

Can a hippy chick, a goth girl in a lab coat and two guys with a taste for blowing things up really help solve the mystery - before Alex becomes the next victim?

  • Published: 1 March 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742743066
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the author

Nansi Kunze

Nansi Kunze grew up surrounded by books in Australia and the UK. After studying languages and ancient history at university, she spent several years teaching overseas-trained doctors how to pronounce rude words and teenagers how to mummify each other, while cultivating a taste for manga and video games in her spare time. Unsurprisingly, her early attempts at writing serious adult fiction failed. Fortunately, she proved to be much better at writing slightly zany young adult fiction. Kill the Music is her third novel, following on the success of her previous two, Mishaps and Dangerously Placed.Nansi lives on a small farm overlooking the Victorian Alps with her husband and son, and is currently hard at work on her next YA book (assuming that ‘hard at work’ is synonymous with ‘researching glamorous locations on the internet’).

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Praise for Dangerously Placed

It is all extremely entertaining with its mystery, excellent humour and technical wizardry. I found it hard to put down and would recommend it for teenagers, especially girls, who like a bit of adventure and mystery with their romance. It is the work experience we all wish we had!

Jane Crew, Magpies

A fast-paced novel that will have you guessing until the end. Nansi Kunze writes humour and suspense so effortlessly that you cannot walk away from the book without picking it up again. It's a thrilling read that will entertain even the pickiest of readers as Kunze mixes the whodunit with wit and a hint of romance.

Daniela Perinac, www.readings.com.au

The story is full of action as well as being about friendships, trust and looking after each other. The author knows teenagers very well as the language flows, and will resonate with her audience. Kunze also manages to create wonderful visual images with her choice of words so that the virtual world becomes real and vibrant - and, as Alex finds out, too vibrant!

Jane Campbell, Reading Time

A seriously fun, fast-paced, thrilling read ... It's a wonderful book. A five star book.

Kate Gordon, kategordon.com.au/blog/

Complex but still entertaining, Nansi Kunze takes an old-fashioned plot and plugs it into a mainframe where Nancy Drew meets THE MATRIX, with entertaining results.

Frances Atkinson, The Age

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