Elsa’s Stand

Today the wonderful, witty and wise Cathryn Hein is visiting my blog. If you haven’t tried any of her rural romances then you’re in for a treat. She writes clever heartwarming stories that often have cheeky, memorable animals in danger of stealing centre stage. Her latest release, ELSA’S STAND, is part of a series and I Continue reading

Feasting with Cathryn Hein today!

One of my favourite blogs has very kindly asked me back for a chat – Cathryn Heins’s Friday Feast 🙂 If you love food, laughter and fabulous recipes check out this vibrant corner of the web. And just because I can, I’m giving away a copy of Safe Harbour today. Come and join in the Continue reading

Rocking along!

Today’s guest is the inimitable Cathryn Hein. Her wicked sense of humour, passion for golf, and obsession with a bunch of grown men wearing red and white tight shorts, makes her stand out from the crowd. I love hanging out with Cathryn and Rachael Johns at RWA and ARRA events – and if you want Continue reading

Riding the Waves in Freo!

Sadly I wasn’t actually riding waves at Fremantle – and it was a little too chilly anyway – but I did have a fabulous weekend celebrating romance at the RWA conference. As usual it was uplifting, frenetic and fabulous! Thank you and well done to the conference team. It’s a huge undertaking for a group Continue reading

Tall fishing stories…

You know what they say about fisherman – the size of the fish grows in the telling… I’m over at Cathryn Hein’s fabulous Friday Feast waxing lyrical about Capt G’s endeavours on our recent sailing trip from Brisbane to Cairns. I’m even prepared to share a couple of my sure fire recipes so drop by Continue reading

When all is lost.

It’s hard to comprehend how an area of low pressure in the Gulf of Carpentaria could spawn a deluge that roared down the east coast of Australia sweeping all before it in its fury. Flying from Cairns to Melbourne today I saw the land slowly change from emerald green to muddy brown to silvery-beige and black. Continue reading

Australia Day in the country

Happy Australia Day! To celebrate our wonderful country a group of writers and bloggers are participating in the Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop. Thanks to Shelleyrae from Book’d Out and the crew at Confessions from Romaholics who’ve put the hop together. Drop by either of those sites for links to other participants. There are more books Continue reading

At the heart of it

My guest today is Cathryn Hein, a fellow Penguin Australia author, who has the delicious Friday Feast blog which is on my ‘never miss list.’ Her second novel, HEART OF THE VALLEY, has just been released and I’m looking forward to curling up with it soon. Please welcome Cathryn. Hi Helene, and thanks so much Continue reading

Masochistic tendencies…

Why oh why do I do it…. I have an end of May deadline for my next book on top of an already busy month with two library visits and a QWC writing course to run in Mission Beach, but still I go and buy irresistible books!! (And over the next month these three lovely Continue reading