Ann Turner

Out of the Ice
haunt you
The Lost Swimmer
will hook you and
haunt you
‘A cinematic page-turner.’Katherine Gillespie, Weekend Australian
‘Gripping thriller.’Mindfood
‘A fantastically eerie and suspenseful read.’Apple iBooks, Best Books of June 2016
‘A seriously good thriller... I loved it...
It's absolutely fantastic.’Michael Cathcart, Books and Arts, ABC Radio National
‘This psychological thriller by an Australian author is the definition of a page-turner.’Marie Claire
‘A vivid, suspenseful thriller.’Cameron Woodhouse, Sydney Morning Herald
‘Brilliant suspense… a compelling and enormously satisfying thrill ride.’Cheryl Akle, Better Reading
‘This tale of intrigue and mystery will have you enthralled until the last page.’Sharon, Review Corner
‘A gripping thriller… A fabulous and unique plot… recommending highly.’Brenda Telford via Netgalley
‘An evocative, absorbing and tense tale of trust and betrayal.’Rose Lucas, Australian Book Review
‘The emotional turmoil is very well done.’Annabel Lawson, Country Style
‘A psychological thriller about a troubled marriage.’The Guardian
‘One of Australia’s best thriller writers… intelligent characters… breathtaking settings.’Cheryl Akle, Better Reading
‘Put simply, I loved this book!’Dayna, The Reader’s Domain
‘A cracker of a read. Beautifully written, suspenseful, haunting.’Karen Brooks,
‘… one soon appreciates why The Lost Swimmer has been described as reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr Ripley.’Ross Southernwood, The Sunday Age
‘The Lost Swimmer is a smartly constructed, tense thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end.’Cheryl Akle, Better Reading
‘We had pins and needles trying to unravel the truth throughout Turner’s crisply written, cleverly plotted tale of deceit.’iBooks Editors’ Notes, Best Books Of June
‘One of those page-turning thrillers that you simply cannot put down.’Latitude
‘A taut and tightly wound page-turner.’Marie Claire
‘Brilliant suspense.’Cheryl Akle, Better Reading
Out of the Ice - Book

From the bestselling author of The Lost Swimmer, a tense, eerie thriller set in the icy reaches of Antarctica.

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Celia screening at Star Cinema Bendigo

21 October, 2018
Ann Turner

I'm looking forward to introducing my first feature film Celia at a screening Tuesday night at the Star Cinema in Bendigo, and thought I'd post this interview by Craig Martin from Senses of Cinema. Trust Your Instinct: An Interview with Ann Turner Craig Martin July 2017 Pioneering Australian Women Issue...

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Reading at Two Steps Forward Event

09 October, 2017
Ann Turner

I'm very excited to be the curtain raiser for Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion's fantastic new book Two Steps Forward this Thursday 12th October at 6.30pm at Readings Doncaster. I absolutely love the story they tell. It's powerful, hilarious, insightful and very moving as two people discover themselves – and...

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The Lost Swimmer - Book

A marriage can be a lonely place.

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It's said a picture paints a thousand words, but can words not also paint a picture, intense and personal, that no lens can capture or artist's hand create? Thanks for travelling by. I'd love to hear from you.

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Out of the Ice Trailer

Interview with Ann Turner on The Lost Swimmer

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