Nothing to Fear Release Day!

Today is the release day for Nothing to Fear, the first book in my new romantic suspense series. It was a lot of fun to write a book set in the south of Western Australia, in an area where I used to go for summer holidays. It’s also being launched at a very special 99 cents! You need to get …

Want a bargain?

As you know, my brand new romantic suspense novel, Nothing to Fear is being released next Saturday. As a special thank you for following my blog, I wanted to let you know that it’s going to be at a deeply discounted 75% off during the pre-order period and release week. That’s only 99 cents! Many think I’m crazy for doing this, …

Making Candles

I always like trying new, creative activities and last month I took a candle making course. I love scented candles, but they can be expensive, or they might smell nice in the shop, but after you light them they don’t smell at all. So I decided to learn how to make them. My husband and I found a weekend course …

Cover Reveal – Nothing to Fear

Those of you who are signed up to my reader group will have already seen this, but for the rest of you, I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my latest book, Nothing to Fear.It’s the first book in my new romantic suspense series set in Western Australia.BlurbThe gifts were innocent… at first. After a traumatic assault, Hannah Novak returns to …

Proofs have arrived!

Relaunching The Texan Quartet has been an interesting experience. I’ve been able to add the information I want to the front and back matter and I’ve been able to choose the size of the print book. In the end I decided to go for a smaller size than the 6×9 that my publisher used. The reason for this was practical …

Gym Playlist

This time I was determined to be smart about it. I wanted songs that were upbeat, happy and made me want to dance. The type of song that give you a boost when you’re feeling flat – or about to flake because the exercise is too hard. I’m quite pleased with my results. There have been only a couple of …

Loving Lucifer

I have recently discovered the TV show Lucifer. I know I’m a bit behind the times because the third season has just started, but the advantage is that I got to binge watch the first two series on Netflix. The basic premise is that Lucifer has decided he doesn’t want to be the lord of hell any more and has …

What Goes on Tour free!

To celebrate the relaunch of The Texan Quartet I’ve decided to make What Goes on Tour free for the next week. If you haven’t yet read my rockstar romance, now’s the perfect chance to get a copy! I really loved creating Adrian Hart, the socially awkward guy who steps on stage and becomes rock God, Kent Downer. You can get …

Missing a Villain

I had a couple of options and the more I played around with them, the more I could see that one would be better than the other. So I took the character and I wrote his/her journal. It’s not a technique I’ve used before and I got it from How to Write A Damn Good Thriller by James N Frey. …

Self-Editing Workshop

I’ll be giving a Self-Editing workshop at the Thornlie Library in November has part of their NANOWRIMO activities. Join me for an informative session to learn how to edit your writing. I will give you a basic overview of the different levels of editing and share some helpful tips from my experiences as a contemporary romance author. Bookings are essential …