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Lindsay Simpson


Brothers in Arms, My Husband, My Killer

Lindsay Jane Simpson is an Australian journalist, university teacher and a writer of true crime. Born in Scotland, Simpson arrived in Australia in 1976.

Simpson worked as an investigative journalist for The Sydney Morning Herald for twelve years. She has authored and co-authored seven books. Her latest book, launched in August 2014, is 'Where is Daniel"' written with Bruce and Denise Morcombe about the abduction and murder of their son, Daniel. Her first book, published in 1989, co-authored with Sandra Harvey was Brothers in Arms about the Milperra massacre. The best-selling book was made into a television mini-series, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms produced by Screentime, and screened on Channel 10 in May 2012. The series peaked at 1.43m viewers and is available on DVD. Her most recent book was Honeymoon Dive, co-authored with Jennifer Cooke, and published by Pan MacMillan on September 2010 about the scuba diving death of Tina Watson on the Great Barrier Reef. It was later updated by the authors after Watson's husband Gabe was acquitted in February 2012. Her first fiction novel, The Curer of Souls was published in 2006 by Random House. One of her crime books, My Husband My Killer, co-authored with Sandra Harvey was made into a telemovie starring Colin Friels (2000). Her third crime book, co-written with Sandra is about the serial killer John Wayne Glover.

She is now working as a full-time writer [1]. Check her out on Facebook [2].

Lindsay was Co-ordinator and founder of the Master of Arts (Writing) and the Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism at James Cook University and founder of the Journalism & Media Studies program and postgraduate writing program at University of Tasmania.


  • 2007 Ned Kelly Awards Lifetime Achievement Award (joint winner with Sandra Harvey)
  • 2007 ([Colin Roderick Awards])shortlisted for The Curer of Souls
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