Pippin, 6 month old border collie puppy

Little Miss Disruption

How can one cute little puppy disrupt our settled lives (and my blogging) so thoroughly? Way back in January I introduced our new border collie puppy, Pippin: Way back in February was the last time I updated this blog. These two things are connected 🙂 Pippin is the most gorgeous, loving, full of energy and…

Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is the day that florists, chocolate manufacturers, and restaurants love: Saint Valentine’s Day. I’m excited that I’ll be flying to Melbourne first thing in the morning to participate in Sisters in Crime’s celebration of the day – a panel discussion tomorrow night, titled ‘She Always Gets Her Man’ with fellow romantic suspense authors Helene…

Australia Day Giveaway Winners

I’ve finally drawn the winners of my Australia Day giveaway! My apologies that it took so long; things have been extra-busy with an unexpected trip to Tamworth, and it seemed every time I sat down to do it our internet connection went to go-slow. (The joys of rural living…) But this evening I’ve counted up…

Cover - Half Moon Bay by Helene Young

Australia Day Book Giveaway!

The wonderful Shelley-Rae at Book’d Out is hosting the Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop again this year, and I’m joining in a little late! After you’ve been here, click over to Book’d Out to find other wonderful opportunities to win Australian books. Today is the day we celebrate our pride in our nation and…

Oops – website woes

There appears to be a problem with the design I use for my website – my last post apparently broke it! So please excuse this temporary one while I rebuild or create something new in the background. It may take me a couple of days…