Exciting news

I had a phone call from the US a short while ago, with the wonderful news that Dead Heat is a finalist in the romantic suspense category of the Romance Writers of America RITA awards. Thank you so much to the lovely Jeanne Pickering Adams who was the Board member who called me – I…

Happy 2013!

A great start to 2013! Booktopia, one of Australia’s major online booksellers, is running a poll this month to find Australia’s Favourite Novelist – and I’ve made it through to the final round of voting 🙂 There are 75 authors in this last round, and the top 50 will be revealed, 10 each day, next…

Good news – reprints!

It’s lovely to finish the week with some good news. I knew last week that my publisher is printing more of As Darkness Falls, as it was out of stock at the distributor. But I was told yesterday that they’re also printing more of Dead Heat, and also more of the re-issue of Dark Country…

Birthday bonanza

My sister and I are back from our trip – we had a great time, but more on that in a forthcoming post, when I will have some photos to share. This post is about some other good news: in a lovely piece of timing, I had an email during the week from the fiction…

Great news!

Today’s a big day in the romance writing community – it’s the announcements of the finalists in the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Awards for unpublished manuscripts, and RITA awards for published manuscripts. Members of the RWA Board have the very pleasant task of contacting the finalists by phone to notify them, although its…