The Courtesan’s Ball – a new fact/fiction project

During last year’s lockdown my creativity dried up. This year’s lockdown, things are very different. As you might have seen from your international news, Melbourne now has the dubious distinction of being the world’s most locked-down city. We have a curfew, can’t travel beyond 15km (extended recently from 5km), and the only place we can … Read more

Rake’s Honour Audiobook

Welcome to Book One of my humorous, matchmaking Scandalous Miss Brightwells series!  I hope your smelling salts are on hand! This naughty Regency romp spares no details in its honest portrayal of how wicked and lively Fanny and Antoinette Brightwell made their rags-to-riches marriages and became darlings of the English aristocracy? How did it all … Read more

Loving Lily Release Day!

Today is release day for Loving Lily! Do you love stories of kidnapped heroines? Are you intrigued by the late Victorian craze for seances and Spiritualists? Does a hero tortured by his repressive upbringing who falls in love with a “most unsuitable woman” sound like the kind of hero you’d like to read about? If … Read more

Four New Audiobooks

When my kids were little, I loved reading tongue-twister, fun stories to them each night. Dr Seuss’s Sneetches on Beaches was a favourite! The girls loved it when I read it, faster and faster. So, it made sense to read my own audio books. Like anything, one gets better, though everyone has to start, somewhere. … Read more

Have Yourself A Merry Little Scandal!

The Big Day has Arrived … and Our Gorgeous Christmas Box Set is Now Available! What’s a London Regency Season without a scandal? Readers of my Scandalous Miss Brightwells series will know there are plenty of those…and even more in my novella The Courtship Caper which is amongst the twelve gorgeous, heartwarming historical romances in … Read more

Extract from The Countess and the Cavalier

I hope everyone is doing OK wherever they are in the world. Here in Victoria, Australia, we’re one week into another six weeks of lockdown and, as of Thursday, masks are mandated. ($200 on-the-spot fines if you’re not wearing a mask outside your house.) Of course, it’s wearisome and worrying but there’s general acceptance that … Read more