Leigh Redhead

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Leigh Redhead
Leigh Redhead.jpg
Born (1971-11-18) 18 November 1971 (age 47)
Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAustralian
Period2004 - Present
GenreSuspense, detective
Website
www.leighredhead.com

Leigh Redhead, born 18 November 1971, in Adelaide, South Australia is an Australian mystery writer.

She is best known as the creator of the character Simone Kirsch, a stripper who leaves the sex industry to become a private investigator. Redhead drew upon her own experiences as a stripper in creating the character.

Awards[edit]

  • Sydney Morning Herald's 2005 Best Young Australian Novelists - for Peepshow[1]
  • Sydney Morning Herald's 2006 Best Young Australian Novelists - for Rubdown
  • Davitt Award 2005 - Readers' Choice for Peepshow
  • Davitt Award 2006 - Readers' Choice for Rubdown
  • Davitt Award 2008 - Highly Commended for Cherry Pie

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Five ways with words". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 May 2005. Retrieved 10 October 2007.

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