Crime writer Barry Maitland joins Maitland Regional Art Gallery to discuss his new novel, Slaughter Park. The last book in the acclaimed Belltree Trilogy, Slaughter Park sees detective Harry Belltree returning to Sydney to investigate his parents' murder, and track down his missing wife.
Barry Maitland was born in Scotland, studied architecture at Cambridge University and went on to work as an architect and urban design expert. In 1984 he moved to Australia to head the architecture school at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales. In 1994 The Marx Sisters, the first in his Brock and Kolla crime series, was published. Barry now writes fiction full time. He is published throughout the English-speaking world and in translation in a number of other countries, including Germany, Italy, France and Japan. He lives in the Hunter Valley.