#QuarantiniTime with Romance.com.au – First chapter read of Blazing Fear

I was delighted when the good folks at Romance.com.au asked me to join them in their #QuarantiniTime. The deal is to share a favourite alcoholic beverage and read the first chapter (or partial chapter) of a new or upcoming book. So, please enjoy a Russian Mule with me, click on the link and listen to me read the first half … Read More

A letter to Helen on her 50th

To my dearest, darlingest most Helenest of Helens, Today is your 50th birthday. Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the last of your birthdays I will ever share with you. For 29 years, I would go to wherever you were to share your birthday – all except the one you spent OS and I was unable to join you because … Read More

Climbing Fear – US 99c Promo

In time for the release on 12th May of Blazing Fear, the 2nd book in my CoalCliff Stud Series – my publisher is doing a price promotion in the US on Climbing Fear: Book 1 CoalCliff Stud Series. This is a great time to get hooked into this new romantic suspense series. But you don’t have to believe me, this … Read More

Guest Blog – Renee Dahlia and Racetrack Royalty

Today on my blog I have the pleasure of welcoming back fellow Aussie author, Renée Dahlia. Like me, Renée loves romance. Her rural-set novels are full of feisty heroines and strong, intelligent men, wound through with her love of the country, horse racing industry and accompanied by her signature dark humour. Renée has a science degree in physics and in … Read More

Climbing Fear – $1.99 Amazon’s May ‘Great Savings’ Promo (ANZ)

In time for the release on 12th May of Blazing Fear: Book 2 CoalCliff Stud Series, the first book in the series, Climbing Fear has a price promotion running as part of Amazon’s May Great Savings promotion. An ARRA 2019 finalist, Climbing Fear will be on sale throughout May for $1.99 at Amazon for Australia and New Zealand. This is … Read More

Sisters in Crime: Burning Issues Panel – View Now

I was thrilled earlier this year to be contacted by Sisters in Crime and asked to participate in their Burning Issues panel alongside crime fiction author, Kimberley Starr, non-fiction author, Chloe Hooper and crime writer and our panel mediator, Maggie Baron. Then I was equally dismayed when we were all thrust into social distancing and events were cancelled, a tumbling … Read More

Sisters in Crime: Burning Issues Upcoming Online Panel Event

I was thrilled earlier this year to be invited to participate in the Sisters in Crime panel series – namely, the one titled Burning Issues. This event was supposed to be held on Friday 24th April 2020 – but of course, due to Covid-19, it has been cancelled. However, Sisters in Crime were quick to embrace technology and found a … Read More

Eggs and Bunnies: the traditions of Easter

There is a strange feeling in the air at the moment with the world suddenly so quiet as most people do their bit to stop the spread of Covid-19. During this difficult and strange time, I think it’s necessary to still make sure we celebrate what we would normally celebrate, even if we have to do it in a very … Read More

Ellie’s Wordfest: Authors present online workshops for charity

I am thrilled to announce that I have been asked to be one of the authors presenting for Ellie’s Wordfest – an online writer’s festival to raise money charity drive for Greyhound rescue which goes from 6th April – 12th April. What is Ellie’s Wordfest? The brainchild of popular Australian author and workshop presenter, Rachel Bailey, Ellie’s Wordfest is a … Read More