Along with Jon Cleary and Peter Corris, Lord was the major Sydney crime novelist in the 1980s and 1990s, and continues be a significant writer.
Her first published novel, based on a real event, was Fortress (1980), published internationally. She has published series about ex-cop PI Gemma Lincoln and forensic scientist Jack McCain, and has had considerable success with Conspiracy 365, a series for younger readers.
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