If you follow me on social media, you would have seen that in November last year I signed a deal with HarperCollins Australia for the publication of my debut novel Burnt Out. We now have a firm release date for this beauty, which is January 5, 2022. But why did it take so long? I’veContinue reading “Burnt Out – where is it up to?”
Summer in New Orleans means hot days, long nights, spooky stories and surprising new beginnings. Felicity Bell has struggled to move on after her marriage broke down. Her ex has found love again, her children have their own lives, and it’s beginning to feel like her only comfort comes from her dog and her jobContinue reading “Review: How to Mend a Broken Heart (Rachael Johns)”
Australia’s queen of historical romance Mary-Anne O’Connor has done it again.
Show me a mum who claims she hasn’t, at some point while mothering in contemporary Australia, fantasised about how much easier life would be if she formed a commune with other mums… and I will show you a liar.
Vanessa McCausland’s latest novel, The Valley of Lost Stories (HarperCollins, 2020), is a beautifully written story which takes place largely in a creepy abandoned mining town. Four women and their children are invited to the beautiful but remote Capertee Valley, west of the Blue Mountains. Once home to a burgeoning mining industry, now all thatContinue reading “Review | The Valley of Lost Stories”