J.M. Green lives and works in on the unceded land of the Jadawadjali people, in Western Victoria. Her work has appeared in Overland and The Guardian. Her debut novel, GOOD MONEY (2015), the first in a hardboiled trilogy to feature social worker and accidental detective Stella Hardy, was shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.
Published by Scribe Publications, GOOD MONEY was shortlisted for the 2016 Ned Kelly Award, and the 2016 Sisters in Crime’s Davitt Award. The trilogy concludes with TOO EASY (2017) and SHOOT THROUGH (2019).
Reviewers of the Stella Hardy trilogy have loved the humour and fast-paced plotting.
“… if you like your crime fiction to feel funny and real then Green has your measure.”
The Saturday Paper
“…J. M. Green knows just how to use black humour, irony and underplayed sarcasm to perfection.”
“…This is a powerhouse debut, full of excitement, jokes, brutality and scenic flights over Australia’s dangerous red centre, and the very bad use of very good money.”