Visit to Bolinda Audio

Recently the four of us – Sarah, Hailey, our friend Vera, and yours truly – paid a visit to the headquarters of Bolinda Audiobooks in Melbourne. We were amazed to discover that they do everything in their Tullamarine office and … Read More

Under the Midnight Sky

I’m thrilled to share with you the beautiful cover for my new book, which could be my favourite one yet. I really enjoyed writing it and I hope you’ll love it too. You’ll find more information @ Simon and Schuster.

Lyrebird leaves the nest

I’m buzzing with excitement – my latest novel Lyrebird Hill was released this week in Australia! It’s a very special book to me. I wrote it while caretaking a remote bush property in northern NSW, and this beautiful wilderness setting features … Read More

Romantic tales of mystery

If you like romantic tales of mystery involving old diaries, lost letters, family secrets – and the occasional murder – then you just might enjoy my first novel Thornwood House … I hope so! The story is set in south-eastern Queensland in … Read More

Researching Thornwood

My favourite part of the research process for Thornwood House was immersing myself in the setting. I lived in rural Queensland for a couple of years, and in that time had many opportunities to travel around and soak up the local scenery … Read More

Dark secrets

While waiting for the edits to come through from my publisher, I’m making headway on my second book – another rural gothic tale full of romance and mystery. It’s set in the present day, and again has threads that loop … Read More

A tale of two Boobooks

I was collecting firewood when I found a dead southern boobook owl under a tree. I carefully examined the body, but found no sign of trauma from domestic animals or vehicles etc., so concluded that it must have been killed … Read More

From small dreams

When I was a little girl I dreamt of travelling to the wilds of Africa and becoming an animal doctor. I even started learning phrases in Swahili. Of course, at that stage I lived with my grandparents in a small … Read More

Anna’s Arty Background

In the 1980s and 90s I travelled through Europe, living in my Kombi van and paying my way by taking commissions from antique dealers and private collectors to reproduce modern and classical artwork. One of my most interesting assignments was … Read More