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THE NURSES' WAR

The Nurses’ War

Available now where all good books are sold. There is more than one way to fight a war…An extraordinary story of grit, love and loss, based on the true history and real experiences of Australian nurses in World War 1. In 1915, as World War 1 rages in Europe and the numbers of dead and… Read more

THE WOMEN’S PAGES one of Australia’s Top 100 reads

I’m a very happy author! I’m so thrilled that Australian readers have voted THE WOMEN’S PAGES as one of Better Reading’s Top 100 Books for this year. My book will sit with 99 other fabulous ones in Big W all year for people to discover. There are so many incredible authors on this list –… Read more

Talking History with the History Trust of South Australia

It was a real pleasure to share the “stage” with Pip Williams and Emma Ashmere as we talked with the History Trust’s Dr Kristy Kokegei about research and historical fiction. The session was recorded and is now available on YouTube if you’d like to catch up.

The Joys of Binge Reading podcast with Victoria Purman

The Joys of Binge Reading – Interview

Join host Jenny Wheeler from New Zealand’s The Joys of Binge Reading podcast and me as we discuss ‘The Women’s Pages’, research, women in fiction and what inspired me to start writing.

Book launch tour details

I’m so pleased to announce that I’ve locked in dates and times for launch events for the release of “The Women’s Pages” in September. Head on over to my Events page to see them.

“Christmas at Remarkable Bay” out on September 24

A standalone heartwarming novella celebrating the joy of Christmas Back in 2017, this Christmas novella was released in a compilation with four other wonderful stories. This year, you’ll be able to buy it all by itself! “Christmas at Remarkable Bay” is available for pre-order now (in case you haven’t read it) on all the major… Read more

The Land Girls officially a bestseller

I’m thrilled that “The Land Girls” is this week a Top 10 fiction bestseller in Australia. Thank you to my readers, my publishers and importantly, all the wonderful booksellers who chose to put it on their shelves.

How to make an audiobook

The making of an audiobook My first audiobook – The Last of the Bonegilla Girls – was released in 2018 to coincide with the print release of that book. I had thought it would be strange listening to someone else telling “my” story but in truth, I loved it. And I put that down to –… Read more

“The Land Girls” national tour details announced

My national tour for The Land Girls will run during April, May and June. There are dates in South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT and Victoria. Check out my Events page to see all the details. See you on the road!

My award winner: Belle’s Secret

I’m so grateful to members of the Australian Romance Readers Association who voted the Outback Brides series as Favourite Continuing Romance Series 2018. I had a ball writing “Belle’s Secret” with my fellow authors Kelly Hunter, Fiona McArthur and Cathryn Hein and we’ll all thrilled. If you loved the Brides, series two is coming in… Read more