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Mardi McConnochie Mardi McConnochie i(A58239 works by)
Born: Established: 1971 Armidale, Armidale area, New England, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon The Skeleton Coast Mardi McConnochie , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 11535730 2017 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure

'The adventures of the Sunfish conclude as twins, Annalie and Will, discover the truth of what was behind their father's disappearance and face even more dangers on land than they did at sea. What awaits them beyond Sundia's Skeleton Coast—the greatest danger they have yet faced, or answers and journey's end at last? The thrilling finale to the Quest of the Sunfish series.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Castle in the Sea Mardi McConnochie , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 10656210 2017 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy

'Once more, Annalie, Will, Essie and Pod set out on the Sunfish to look for Spinner - their only clue a coded list Spinner left behind, naming four scientists who were once his colleagues on a top-secret project...When a terrible storm separates the crew and almost wrecks the boat, Will and Essie must use all their courage and ingenuity to try and make their way back to the others. Meanwhile, Pod and Annalie, travelling in the crippled Sunfish, are captured by pirates, who agree to fix the Sunfish - at a price...Not all of Spinner's former colleagues can be trusted. Worse still, their old nemesis Beckett is still on their trail. Can they follow the clues, track down the scientists, and find Spinner before Beckett does?..The second breathtaking adventure in the Quest of the Sunfish series...' (Publication summary)

1 3 y separately published work icon Escape to the Moon Islands Mardi McConnochie , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9612850 2016 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure

'When Will and Annalie's father disappears, they set out on a perilous sea voyage to find him. The motley crew of runaways put their faith in each other, and in a small sailing boat called the Sunfish. In a world transformed by a catastrophic Flood, they embark on an adventure that will test their ingenuity - and their friendship - to the limits...The crew face off against storms and pirates, but the biggest threat of all comes from the Admiralty, the all-powerful navy that rules the oceans of the world. The Admiralty are supposed to be the good guys, but the deeper the Sunfish voyages into the Moon Islands, the more they realise that nothing is what it seems.'

1 1 y separately published work icon Quest of the Sunfish Mardi McConnochie , 2016 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016-2017 9612805 2016 series - author children's fiction fantasy adventure
1 Romance of the Written Word Mardi McConnochie , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 May 2011; (p. 20-21)
Mardi McConnochie asks why literary novelists have 'given up on love'.
2 9 y separately published work icon The Voyagers : A Love Story Mardi McConnochie , Camberwell : Viking , 2011 Z1775619 2011 single work novel historical fiction 'In 1943, Stead arrives in Sydney Harbour hoping to spend his shore leave with Marina, a woman with whom he shared three magical days before the war. But Marina is gone, and has been missing for almost five years.

'And so begins an extraordinarily powerful and compelling journey - across the seas and the great stages of the war - as Stead retraces the steps of the one woman he has truly loved.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 3 y separately published work icon Dangerous Games Mardi McConnochie , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2007 Z1410882 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Melissa used to be an ordinary girl leading an ordinary life. Then she put on a snake bracelet, and became Melissa, Queen of Evil.

'When Melissa defeated the agents of order she thought all her troubles were over. But now she's got a whole new set of problems. Why is her best friend Soph acting so strangely? And who is sending those mysterious calls through her bracelet? Melissa and Soph, along with Melissa's guide Ben, find themselves caught up in dangerous games - but when things get serious, who can Melissa really count on?' (Publisher's blurb)

1 5 y separately published work icon Melissa, Queen of Evil Mardi McConnochie , Sydney : Pan , 2006 Z1271613 2006 single work children's fiction children's
1 My Bedside Table : Mardi McConnochie Mardi McConnochie , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 30 July 2005; (p. 6)
1 7 y separately published work icon Fivestar Mardi McConnochie , Pymble : HarperCollins , 2005 Z1201397 2005 single work novel
1 Daddy's Girl Mardi McConnochie , 2005 single work short story
— Appears in: Girls' Night In 4 2005; (p. 361-372)
1 Novel Approach Mardi McConnochie , 2004 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Author , August vol. 36 no. 2 2004; (p. 26-28)
1 The Making of Me : What Changed Mardi McConnochie Mardi McConnochie , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 24-25 May 2003; (p. 54)
1 Influences : Mardie McConnochie Mardi McConnochie , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 April 2003; (p. 10)
1 8 y separately published work icon The Snow Queen : A Novel Mardi McConnochie , Pymble : Flamingo , 2003 Z1026114 2003 single work novel historical fiction

'This beautiful fable-like story ranges from the rigid routines of the Imperial Dancers in pre-revolutionary Russia to exile in Australia at the outbreak of World War two. Russian-born Galina, who has danced for the tsar and for Diaghilev's famous ballet in Paris, operates a highly disciplined dance school - an outpost of Imperial Russia - in the dusty Adelaide of the 1940s and 1950s. From this humble base she goes on to form what becomes Australia's first professional ballet troupe. traveling the country it attracts a beautiful, talented young man. these two enact the story of the snow queen - the stern, beautiful woman who picks out a boy for herself, piercing his heart with a spike of ice, only to have her own pierced cruelly in return.' (Synopsis)

1 2 form y separately published work icon McLeod's Daughters Jane Allen , Robert Armin , Blake Ayshford , Shane Brennan , Hamilton Budd , Sam Carroll , Elizabeth Coleman , Chris Corbett , Louise Crane , Max Dann , Ysabelle Dean , Peter Dick , Liz Doran , Robert Dudley , Sarah Duffy , Fin Edquist , Anthony Ellis , Justine Gillmer , Jutta Goetze , Kym Goldsworthy , Marieke Hardy , Chris Hawkshaw , Claire Haywood , Rick Held , John Honey , Sue Hore , Andrew Kelly , Margaret Kelly , Vicki Madden , Meg Mappin , Mardi McConnochie , Christine McCourt , Jackie McKimmie , Christina Milligan , Greg Millin , Denise Morgan , Michaeley O'Brien , Murray Oliver , Elizabeth Packett , Deborah Parsons , Chris Pearce , Chris Phillips , David Phillips , John Ridley , Giula Sandler , Hadass Segal , Sarah Smith , Nick Stevens , Charlie Strachan , Cathy Strickland , Lily Taylor , Katherine Thomson , Tracey Trinder-Doig , Jeff Truman , Alana Valentine , James Walker , Dave Warner , Sally Webb , Carol Williams , Margaret Wilson , Samantha Winston , Alexa Wyatt , Posie Graeme-Evans , Caroline Stanton , ( dir. Ali Ali et. al. )agent Australia : Nine Network Southern Star Entertainment , 2001-2009 Z1858228 2001-2009 series - publisher film/TV
4 12 y separately published work icon Coldwater Mardi McConnochie , Pymble : Flamingo , 2001 Z910583 2001 single work novel historical fiction romance

'The year is 1847. Three sisters named Charlotte, Emily and Anne are all writers. In this fiction, though, the family name is not Bronte, but Wolf, and they live far from the Yorkshire moors, in the penal colony of Coldwater - everything changes when Finn O'Connel is appointed valet at the family cottage.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Cliffhanger Mardi McConnochie , 1998 single work drama
1 Brave Mardi McConnochie , 1997 single work drama
1 Serendipity Mardi McConnochie , 1995 single work drama
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