Off to Adelaide to celebrate 25 years of RWA

  Roobinesque’s moored safely in a marina and we’re off to Adelaide for six days to attend the Romance Writers of Australia conference and the Australian Romance Readers Association Booksigning. Really looking forward to catching up with everyone again, but we’ve had to dig out our winter woollies with the mercury forecast to dip below Continue reading

ARRA Awards 2015

Congratulations to the Australian Romance Readers Association and its organising committee who staged another successful awards night at Cello’s Restaurant in Sydney last Saturday. It’s always wonderful to catch up with readers and writers and celebrate our genre in style! Congratulations also to the winners: Favourite Cover: The Horse Thief by Tea Cooper. Strongest Heroine: Continue reading

Worth the cold toes!

It was worth crawling out of bed in the half light this morning to see the moon set. I knew it would be pretty, but I hadn’t counted on another yacht being anchored in the perfect position to add another layer to the photo. (Sadly that time of day is when I miss Zeus most Continue reading

Talking Books Post – Final day of the blog tour!

We’ve finally reached the end of the NORTHERN HEAT Pre-release Blog Tour. Talking Books Blog invited me over to chat about writing and NORTHERN HEAT so drop by and leave a comment or share the post to go into the running for one of the 6 prize packs that Penguin Books Australia is giving away! Continue reading

A huge thank you is in order!

I’ve just had the most fabulous weekend down in Sydney with Capt G attending the Australian Romance Readers Award dinner at Cello’s restaurant. It was fabulous catching up with readers and fellow writers for dinner on Saturday night. I was the ‘key note’ speaker which translated into ‘you’ll speak for a bit then we’ll launch Continue reading


Thanks to everyone who entered my Christmas Giveaway. I wish you could all be winners, but sadly that can’t be the case. So many of you sent me beautiful emails and all were deserving so the only fair way was to put your names in Capt G’s hat and draw a winner. Congratulations to Amanda Continue reading

Cover Queen

Some authors seem to have a hotline to the cover fairies. You know the ones – they do a cover reveal of their new book and you sigh, your fingers stroking the screen as you drink in the rich colours, the curves of the heroine and the rock hard muscles of the hero. You’d buy Continue reading

Contest Winners

I’ve been busy in the blogsphere while I’ll be tracking around Australia and with all the excitement I haven’t had time to post the winners from several visits and the Good Read Giveaway for Half Moon Bay. The winner from Book’d Out’s blog was Heidi – the book is winging its way to her letterbox Continue reading

ARRC 2013

The fun is over for another two years and I’m heading home to Cairns after a fabulous weekend at the Australian Romance Readers Convention 2013. Congratulations to the organisers for delivering a great convention. The keynote speakers were excellent as was the mix of panels. Delicious food and convivial company made it extra special (breakfasts Continue reading

Choc Lit’s Australian Star!

Today’s blog guest is multi-published author, Beverley Eikli, who shares her writing life with her alter ego, Berverley Oakley. Beverley was the inaugural winner of Search for an Australian Star run by UK publisher, Choc Lit. Hope you enjoy our chat! Beverley, welcome to my blog. Congrats on your recent win. That’s a wonderful achievement. You’ve already Continue reading