Library Lover’s Day events

I’m currently in Coonabarabran for a few days, doing some research for my next book, and delighted to be visiting Coonabarabran and Baradine libraries this week to help them celebrate Library Lover’s Day. The first event is an author talk and afternoon tea at Coonabarabran Library tomorrow – Valentine’s Day – from 2.00pm to 3.30pm.…

Roxy Theatre, Bingara

Stuff of Tales

This week I’m heading west to Bingara, to be writer in residence for three days at the wonderful Roxy Greek Museum, a part of the historic Roxy Theatre. I’m looking forward to it very much and delighted to be a part of the Stuff of Tales project, a collaboration between the New England Writers Centre,…

Cover bindup editioin Dead Heat and Storm Clouds

Special 2-in-1 edition!

Look what’s coming out next week for Australian and New Zealand readers – a special two books for the price of one paperback edition of Dead Heat and Storm Clouds! Isn’t that cover stunning? These are the first two books in the loosely-linked Goodabri series, preceding Sunset Shadows.This bind-up edition contains the full text of…

Arkaroola Hills

Outback travels

After all the excitement of the launch of Sunset Shadows, we headed off to outback New South Wales and South Australia for a two-week holiday. There have been unusually good rainfalls across central and eastern Australia the past month or two, so the landscapes were amazingly green and lush – at least by outback Australian…

Frost on a blackberry leaf

Seasons

Autumn seemed to go by in a flash this year! The highlight for me was the Jane Austen Festival in Canberra in April. Preceded by some serious costume sewing, I went to Canberra with my friend Emily, and my niece Lauren, who lives there, joined us for the three days of the festival. Dance classes,…