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Suitcase of Dreams

I’m excited to reveal the gorgeous cover and title of my next book! Suitcase of Dreams tells the story of Lotte and her family’s immigration and new life in Australia after leaving post-war Germany in the 1950s. Suitcase of Dreams will be released in November 2018. Here’s a little blurb to tantalise for now… but… Read more

2018 ABIAs

This article in the Sydney Morning Herald/Melbourne Age  – Spectrum on 28/4/2018, a few days before the ABIAs, was written about the five authors and their novels shortlisted for the Matt Richell New Writer of the Year Award. It was amazing to see a write up about ‘The Girl from Munich’!

2018 ABIA Awards

I just wanted to share something very exciting and unexpected that happened recently. Back in March I was absolutely delighted to discover that ‘The Girl from Munich’ was long listed for this year’s ABIAs (Australian Book Industry Awards) in two categories – General Fiction Book of the Year and The Matt Richell Award for New… Read more

Holiday Season

Can’t believe we’re almost at the end of another year. Where has it gone? For me it’s been an incredible year with the realisation of my childhood dream – to become a published author. It was very hectic year preparing ‘The Girl from Munich’ for release but I learnt so much along the way about… Read more

‘Writing the sequel to ‘The Girl from Munich’

With the successful release of ‘The Girl from Munich’ in September, I turned my focus once again to the sequel. I’ve been busily writing away and researching mid twentieth century Australia. I’ve been discovering so much about the migrant experience of the 1950s and 60s, delving into the communist threat of the Cold War and… Read more

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