Congratulations to all the RUBY winners!

Congratulations to all the 2016 Romantic Book for the Year winners. The results were announced at the recent RWA Gala dinner in Adelaide – and what a fabulous night that was too! You can find all the details  at the RWA Blog. Special congrats to Michelle Somers, whose Romantic Suspense story, ‘Lethal in Love’, took Continue reading

The Maxwell Sisters

A very big welcome to Loretta Hill who’s dropped by today as part of her blog tour for the release of The Maxwell Sisters. This is a laugh out loud story with a wonderful diverse cast of characters set in the gorgeous Margaret River. You’ll love it! And if you leave a comment here, or Continue reading

Kylie Kaden’s Working Space

I can’t remember who introduced me to Kylie Kaden’s wonderful debut novel (maybe Jenn J McLeod??) but I will be forever grateful. ‘Losing Kate’ is an impressive debut – evocative, real, beautifully crafted and different. I’m delighted Kylie’s taken time out of her busy life to visit the blog today and share her writing space Continue reading

Sunset of a different kind

I am a little prone to posting sunset photos on my blog and face book, but today I have a sunset with a difference for you. I’m delighted to be able to welcome back talented outback writer, Nicole Alexander. Her latest book, Sunset Ridge, is loaded on my iphone ready for reading on the long Continue reading

Water of life

I love flying over the Channel Country in western Queensland where I can see proof of the changing seasons in the amount of water spreading through the vein-like webbing of rivers and creeks. Nicole Alexander is a grazier who’s directly influenced by that ebb and flow. Today she’s sharing her wonderful evocative thoughts on water. Continue reading

Flying visits!

I’m quite the social butterfly this month, flitting here, flitting there, flitting everywhere. Today I’m chatting with award winning Australian author, Nicole Alexander, about flying and why it’s such a wonderful career. Congratulations to Nicole on being named ‘The NSW 2012 Barwon Woman of the Year.’ She’s a great supporter of all things rural and is an ambassador for Continue reading

Bella’s Run

My guest today is debut author Margareta Osborn who I met for the first time in person at the RWA conference last year and she’s as bubbly in person as she is on the page.  Her novel, BELLA’S RUN, is already earning rave reviews as a fresh voice in Australian Rural Fiction. Enjoy! Margareta, welcome Continue reading

Joanne Van Os

My guest today is Australian author, Joanne Van Os, who currently lives in Darwin. Joanne has four books in print and a fifth underway. She’s covered the gambit from memoir to children/YA stories to adult fiction. Her latest book – THE SECRET OF THE LONELY ISLES – has recently been released. She’s also currently living Continue reading

The making of a strong woman

Today’s blog interview is with Jodie Cramer. Her story, as told byJaye Ford, can be found in Beyond Fear. It’s a psychological thriller, set in Australia, and will keep you immersed in the story right to the last page. Having survived a vicious attack as a teenager Jodie has shown remarkable resilience in keeping her world Continue reading