Mardi McConnochie

Mardi McConnochie lives in Sydney with her partner, who is also a novelist, their two children, and a cat. She has a day job in advertising and has also worked as a TV scriptwriter and editor.

Mardi McConnochie is the author of four adult novels: Coldwater, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize First Novel Award (Pacific region), The Snow Queen, Fivestar and The Voyagers. She has also written two novels for younger readers, Melissa, Queen of Evil, winner of an Aurealis Award; and Dangerous Games. Her TV scriptwriting credits include 'Home and Away', 'McLeod's Daughters', 'Always Greener' and 'Pacific Drive'. She lives in Sydney with her partner, James Bradley, and their two daughters.

Books by Mardi McConnochie

The Skeleton Coast: Quest of the Sunfish 3

Published: September 2017

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.

The Castle in the Sea: Quest of the Sunfish 2

Published: April 2017

The adventures of the Sunfish continue as twins, Annalie and Will, inch closer to finding their missing father in this highly original nautical adventure story with a speculative fiction twist. This time, the twins face even more challenges, including terrifying pirates and a devastating storm that will test the strength of their small wooden boat and their friendship.

Escape to the Moon Islands: Quest of the Sunfish 1

Published: September 2016

Twins Annalie and Will are sailing halfway across the world to find their missing father, while trying to evade the all-powerful Admiralty that governs their world in this highly original nautical adventure story with a speculative fiction twist.

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