July 30, 2021

Events This September

Victorian friends! I’m temporarily based in Castlemaine, and delighted to be doing the following in-person events in September with Goldfields Libraries and Northern Books. Bookings are now open via the…

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July 26, 2021

The Railway Child

It’s paperback publication time for The Godmothers, and I’ve been looking back at the interviews I did for the original edition. If you’d like to join me down memory lane,…

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July 22, 2021

The Godmothers Irish/UK Paperback Is Here

It’s Irish/UK publication day for The Godmothers paperback! I hope this new smaller edition finds many happy (sunbaking) readers. Big thanks to all the booksellers for their brilliant support, with…

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July 20, 2021

The Godmothers AUS/NZ Paperback

It’s Australian publication day for the paperback edition of The Godmothers. Thank you all so much for the warm welcome you gave the ‘big’ edition last October – I hope…

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July 10, 2021

Coming Soon: The Godmothers Paperback

The smaller paperback edition of The Godmothers will be out soon in Australia (July 20) & Ireland/UK (July 22). I’m still here in Australia, so my author copies of the Irish/UK…

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June 14, 2021

News Of and From Castlemaine

An (8 minute) bookish walk down memory lane – 10 years ago I filmed this video interview in Castlemaine, Victoria with Carol George of Penguin Books, all about my 8th…

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May 13, 2021

The Godmothers In Better Reading’s Top 10

I am so thrilled that The Godmothers is in the Top 10 of Better Reading‘s Top 100 books for 2021, announced today! Thank you all VERY much for your votes, and…

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April 29, 2021

Australia’s Book Industry Awards

It was great to be (virtually) part of last night’s Australian Book Industry Awards, with The Godmothers nominated for General Fiction Book of the Year, and also popping up in…

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April 28, 2021

The Godmothers In Conversation

I’m really looking forward to my series of Zoom Conversations with writer Claire Halliday coming up over the next few months and, in fact, I’m ZOOMing tonight! If you’ve read…

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April 18, 2021

10 Weeks In The Top 10

The Godmothers has been an Irish Times Top 10 bestseller for the 10th week in a row! Thank you so much to my Irish readers and Irish booksellers for such…

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