ARRA nomination & internet woes

Today’s quick post has great news and not so great news. The great news is that Dark Country is a finalist in the 2009 Australian Romance Readers Awards , in the Favourite Romantic Suspense category. The ARRA web page has the full list of finalists in all the categories. And, to top it off, I…

Guest blogs and giveaways

I’m ‘visiting’ Western Australia today, as a guest blogger on fellow author Fleur McDonald’s blog. I recently read Fleur’s first novel, Red Dust, and enjoyed it – set on a property in the north of South Australia, it has all the ingredients of a good story – a great setting, likeable characters, a crime to…

Ultimo Library, Thursday 24th

I’m delighted that I’ll be at Ultimo Library in Sydney this Thursday evening for an author Meet & Greet session. If you’re a Sydney-sider, or visiting Sydney, please do come along for an informal chat and book-signing. You can bring your own books for signing, or buy one there. The details are: Date: Thursday 24th…

UK Cover for As Darkness Falls

The UK edition of As Darkness Falls will be published in September, and the cover is now up on various online bookstores. It’s quite different from the Australian cover, but very striking nonetheless: I find it interesting how different countries approach book covers, each taking a style that reflects the different readerships and the way…

Good news

We managed to get a few minutes of phone coverage at Lyndhurst a few days ago – just long enough to download emails and find out that the finalists in the Romance Writers of Australia have now been announced. As Darkness Falls is a finalist in the category for Novel with Strong Romantic elements. I’m…