Leah Giarratano

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Leah Giarratano
BornLeah Giarratano
Occupationwriter and psychologist
EducationDoctor of Clinical Psychology
Alma materUniversity of Wollongong
Genrescrime and young adult fantasy
Notable worksVodka Doesn't Freeze, Black Ice

Leah Giarratano is a clinical psychologist and author who specialises in a number of areas including psychopathology and trauma counselling. She is an expert in psychological trauma and sex offences, treating both perpetrators and victims.[1]

She has written a number of novels with themes which are related to her work experiences. She is also the host of "Beyond The Darklands" an Australian television series which examines the crimes and motives of serious offenders.

Her first three novels centered on her character Jill Jackson.[2]

In 2012 she published her first young adult fantasy novel Disharmony: The Telling. This was followed in 2013 by The Laeduin and Immortal Combat to complete the trilogy.[3]


  • Vodka Doesn't Freeze (2007)
  • Voodoo Doll (2008)
  • Black Ice (2009)
  • Watch the World Burn (2010)
  • Disharmony: The Telling (2012)
  • The Laeduin (2013)
  • Immortal Combat (2013)


  • 2010 - Black Ice shortlisted for the Davitt Award — Best Adult Crime Novel

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