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Letters from Berlin – Inspiration and Research

While researching my very first book, The Girl from Munich, and sifting through the treasure trove of documents, photos and memorabilia that my German grandmother left behind after she died, I discovered the letter that started the journey towards Letters from Berlin. It was sent to her when she was in her eighties by newly… Read more

Letters from Berlin

I’m so excited to share the gorgeous cover of my next book ‘Letters from Berlin’! I’ve been working on this novel for some time but it’s finally done and the release date of October 1 will soon be here. The cover reveal always makes the reality of the novel hit home. Soon it will be… Read more

Treasures from Suitcase of Dreams

I’ve been asked about the inspiration behind Suitcase of Dreams. As you know the book is inspired by my grandmother’s stories of life in Australia as a migrant in the 1950s. I wanted Suitcase of Dreams to feel authentic to the migrant experience of the 1950s and 60s and many of the events in the… Read more

Suitcase of Dreams – Letters from the Vietnam War

While researching ‘Suitcase of Dreams’ I was interested to learn more about the Vietnam War, especially from the Australian perspective. As the war progressed, our presence in Vietnam increased  and the anti-war protests of the late sixties became famous. Less well known is the reception our soldiers received when they returned home from a very… Read more

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

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