July 17, 2018

WH Smith Interview

In Melbourne today, I popped into the two WH Smith bookstores at Southern Cross railway station and signed copies of The Trip of a Lifetime and my other titles. My…

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July 15, 2018

Vintage covers and their designers

I think you may all have guessed just how delighted I am with the new vintage-style covers Penguin Books Australia has given all 12 of my books. Last week in…

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July 8, 2018

The Riesling Railway

It was my big honour yesterday to launch John Wilson’s book The Riesling Railway at the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide. It was such a special and fun day, with…

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June 1, 2018

New editions of my novels

Special book post! I’ve just received my first copies of the new-look vintage-style Penguin Australia editions of all 12 of my novels and I am thrilled to bits. I love…

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May 24, 2018

Cover News

Cover news! My entire backlist of 12 novels will soon be appearing in Australian & NZ bookshops with new vintage-style designs. I’m delighted to give you all a sneak preview…

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May 14, 2018

Annaghmakerrig Retreat

My warmest thanks to all of you who have been in touch here and by email to ask if I have a new book on the way. I’m happy to…

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April 19, 2018

General Fiction Book of the Year Shortlist

I’m very happy to share the news that The Trip of a Lifetime has made the shortlist for the General Fiction Book of the Year in the Australian Book Industry…

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March 31, 2018

Dymocks Top 101 books for 2018

Delighted to see The Trip of a Lifetime in Dymocks Top 101 books for 2018 – by the skin of my teeth at number 101! Thank you all very much…

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March 16, 2018

My dad’s anniversary

This week marked the 18th anniversary of the death of my dear dad, Steve McInerney, pictured here with me on my wedding day 26 years ago. In memory of him,…

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February 20, 2018

The Importance Of Location

As a reader, I love visiting new places via the fiction I read. As a writer I enjoy it just as much. Researching the locations of my books is one…

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