2016 Australia Day Book Giveaway!

I’m delighted to be part of the Book’d Out Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop celebrating Australian Writers and stories. I’m giving away a copy of NORTHERN HEAT and a matching book beanbag – the perfect place to rest your book or your e-reader when you’re snuggled up reading! I’m also giving away a copy 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

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

The Road to Pingaring

Fiona Palmer, author of three lovely stories all set in rural Australia is my guest today. Her latest release ‘THE ROAD HOME’ is a wonderful heartwarming story about one girl’s struggle to prove to herself and her brother that she can run the family farm. Thanks Helene for having me. I can’t wait to get Continue reading

April’s treasures

Good things come in threes, they say. So April is definitely full of good things. My three writing buddies from Australian Outback Romances and Mysteries have all released new novels this week. Bronwyn Parry’s long awaited third book, DEAD HEAT, has been published by Hachette Australia. THE ROAD HOME by fellow Penguin author, Fiona Palmer, Continue reading

Snuggle pot and cuddle pie

It’s Aussie Author April! Bronwyn Parry, a fellow Hachette Author, has a wonderful post on one of her favourite Australian authors, Ethel Turner. It took me back to being a child, sitting in front of my Grandmother’s black and white TV, watching Seven Little Australians and sucking my thumb as the dramas unfolded. I loved Continue reading

Girl with a golden heart

I met Fiona Palmer on-line courtesy of Fleur McDonald and then had the pleasure of meeting her at last year’s RWA conference. She’s the quintessential good looking country-girl with a wide smile and her stories reflect that. She’s taken time out of her busy schedule to talk about writing and her latest release “Heart of Continue reading