Books now on Kindle

Come Back to Me and Shallow Breath now available on Kindle in the US and UK.

THE SPIRIT ROAD IS COMPLETE!

Yep, book 4 is in full draft form, with my agent, and we’re working on getting it into the wider world. Watch this space! If you want to know what it’s all about, here’s a preview: Georgia Turner has a secret – one that has isolated her from all those she loves. She is desperate […]


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Welcome to the blog, Favel Parrett! Read about Favel’s new release When the Night Comes, and win a copy

It’s an honour and a pleasure to welcome Favel Parrett to my blog this month. I’m sure that every single person who read Favel’s debut novel Past the Shallows has been eagerly awaiting her next publication.  Past the Shallows (shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, and winner of numerous other accolades) was set in a remote part […]


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Welcome Jaye Ford! Read about Jaye’s new release Already Dead, and win a copy

It’s a pleasure to welcome Jaye Ford to the blog this month. Jaye’s first novel, Beyond Fear, was published in 2011, and she is about to publish her fourth (yes, fourth!) book, Already Dead. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Jaye’s answers to my questions, and I defy you not to want to pick up her book after you’ve […]


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Hello Dawn Barker! Introducing Dawn’s new book LET HER GO, and your chance to win a copy

Hello Dawn Barker! Introducing Dawn’s new book LET HER GO, and your chance to win a copy

Welcome to a very special July interview with fellow WA writer Dawn Barker. I first met Dawn at the Perth Writers Festival eighteen months ago when she had just published her debut novel Fractured. I thought I was doing well at the time, managing to write with one preschooler – but that’s nothing on Dawn, who produced […]


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Second novels, and a celebration

Last year I joined forces with five other authors to bring you a series of blog posts on different aspects of our writing lives. Today we’re teaming up again to celebrate the release of Dawn Barker’s new book, Let Her Go, and to talk about our experiences of writing second novels. Back in the days when […]


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Secrets and Lies

There’s a new book in the shops this month that gives you three nail-biting suspense stories for the price of one, and it includes my very own Come Back to Me. Find it in all good ANZ bookstores and online at Booktopia, Bookworld, The Nile, or your online e-tailer of choice! Did you like this? […]


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Hello Jenny Valentish! Meet the writer of CHERRY BOMB and win a copy.

Nina Dall is one half of Sydney pop-punk band The Dolls. Have they got what it takes to stay on top or are they just a one hit wonder? Told through the eyes of a young singer who’s seen it all, CHERRY BOMB is celebrated rock journalist Jenny Valentish’s debut novel – a wild ride […]


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Hello Wendy James! Read about Wendy’s latest book THE LOST GIRLS and enter the giveaway!

Wendy James is an author I admire. Her plot lines are instantly intriguing, and she is a master at exploring the nitty-gritty of families in crisis. Her book THE MISTAKE was on my ‘want to read’ list as soon as I read the blurb, and it kept me up late at night until I’d finished […]


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Congratulations Amanda Barrett!

Congratulations Amanda Barrett!

Many congratulations to Amanda Barrett, winner of our Writers Ask Writers ten-book giveaway and Jennifer Saunders tickets! Many thanks to all who entered, and wishing you all a very Happy Easter! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet


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Writers Ask Writers Mother’s Day Australia giveaway!

I’m delighted to have teamed up with my Writers Ask Writers friends, Annabel Smith, Amanda Curtin, Dawn Barker and Emma Chapman, to bring you the mother of all giveaways – an eight-book bonanza which contains each of our latest novels plus a book we would choose to give to our mum for Mother’s Day. You […]


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Hello Jenn J McLeod! Read all about Jenn’s latest book Simmering Season, and win a copy here!

Jenn J McLeod’s debut novel  House for All Seasons reached No. 5 on the Nielsen Bookscan list of bestselling debuts of 2013.  Her success is all the more lovely to watch as she is a particularly gregarious and generous writer and blogger, as I found out when she interviewed me on her blog some time […]


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