30 August

Shelter Shortlisted Again!

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‘Shelter’ is one of six books shortlisted for the 2022 Danger Prize, which recognises stories that explore Australia as a context for crime and justice. The prize is presented by BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival. The full shortlist can be found here.

24 July

Shortlisting for Shelter

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‘Shelter’ has just been shortlisted for the Sisters in Crime’s 22nd¬†Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women. I’m VERY honoured by this because I’m such a rabid consumer of crime fiction, and it’s nice to know I’m producing quality stuff. For further details visit the Sisters in Crime website.

21 February

Mrs Koala’s Beauty Parlour

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            Check out my new picture book, “Mrs Koala’s Beauty Parlour”, at all good bookstores! Tania McCartney’s illustrations are FABULOUS!!

13 November

Praise for an Old Favourite

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                A very nice review of ‘The Reformed Vampire Support Group’ has popped up on rd.com, the website of the American ¬†Reader’s Digest! It’s part of an an article called ’35 Vampire Books to Take a Bite Out Of’. The full list can be found here. Always nice […]

24 September

Podcast News

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              I had a fantastic talk to Andrew Pople of the Final Draft podcast the other day, talking about ‘The Attack’ and writing in general. We found out we were neighbours! To hear the two-part conversation, click here and here.

6 September

My New Novel!

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My New Novel!

My latest adult thriller, The Attack, is now available from Text Publishing!

9 July

Trailer for My New Thriller

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The wonderful people at Text Publishing have just released a fabulous and creepy new trailer ahead of the release of my new thriller, ‘The Attack’! The book will be published on August 31; the trailer can be seen by clicking on this link.

30 October

Shepherd Shortlisted!

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‘Shepherd’ has now been shortlisted for the Historical Novel Society of Australasia’s 2020 ARA prize, along with ‘Master of My Fate’ by Sienna Brown and ‘Stone Sky Gold Mountain’ by Mirandi Riwoe. The winner will be announced on November 10. (Fingers crossed!) More details about the prize can be found at the HNSA website.

11 October

Shepherd Longlisted for Historical Book Award

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‘Shepherd’ has been longlisted for the Historical Novel Society of Australia’s inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. At long last, a prize exclusively for historical novels! I couldn’t be happier. The full list can be found at the HNSA website. To date, ‘Shepherd‘ has received or been listed for three awards: Winner of the ‘novel’ category […]

7 August

Another Shortlisting

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‘Shepherd’ has been shortlisted for the 2020 Colin Roderick Literary Award! This prize, one of Australia’s oldest, is awarded to the best original book of the year dealing with any aspect of Australian life. The winner will be announced in October. For the full list of winners and further details, visit the Colin Roderick Literary […]