February 1, 2021

Stranded By The Pandemic

I hadn’t planned to spend most of 2020 stuck in a tiny apartment in Adelaide with my 81-year-old mother and a cat. My mother hadn’t planned it either (nor, presumably,…

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January 25, 2021

‘Literary Maestro Of Mixed Emotions’

Here’s a peek at yesterday’s Irish edition of the Sunday Times Culture magazine. My big thanks to journalist Pavel Barter and South Australian photographer Matt Turner for their review!

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January 21, 2021

The Godmothers Out Now

The Godmothers is out now in the UK & Ireland! I loved writing it and hope readers overseas will enjoy it, and love meeting Eliza, Olivia and Maxie. It’s available…

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January 20, 2021

My Fictional Life

This year marks my twentieth year as a published author. The media release issued by Penguin for my latest novel says I’ve written thirteen books in that time: twelve novels…

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January 18, 2021

The Godmothers First Irish Review

My first Irish review for The Godmothers, here in the Sunday Independent newspaper. “Being able to travel to Australia, Scotland, London and Ireland virtually, while we are stuck at home…

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January 17, 2021

A Sneak Peek Of The Godmothers

Would you like to read a first chapter extract of The Godmothers on Irish website RTE, before publication day in Ireland and the UK this Thursday, 21 Jan? Here you…

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January 16, 2021

UK/Irish Cover Reveal!

I LOVE the wonderful adapted cover art for the UK & Irish edition of The Godmothers – out next week (Jan 21)! Thanks so much to illustrator Dean Proudfoot at…

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January 11, 2021

The Godmothers Nominated For FAB Award

I’m delighted The Godmothers has been nominated for Booktopia’s Favourite Australian Book (FAB) Award for 2020. Round 1 voting is now open. If you read and enjoyed The Godmothers and would…

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January 11, 2021

21 Years As An Author

2021 marks my 21st year as a published author so here are 21 memories and observations on my writing career, in the lead up to my 13th book, THE GODMOTHERS,…

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December 31, 2020

A Farewell To 2020

And so (nearly) farewell to 2020, that strange and unforgettable year. I hope you and all your family are feeling optimistic about 2021 – may it be calmer and brighter…

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