Most of my life, writing has been my preferred medium for reflecting on life’s complexities, conundrums and unanswered questions. I’ve been writing since the age of nine, but only managed publication from the age of 35 – which goes some way to prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks.
My debut novel, The Mothers’ Group (2012) was described by The Weekend Australian as ‘a top-shelf novel about contemporary Australian life’. Wife on the Run (2014) was reviewed in The Sydney Morning Herald as ‘a page-turning domestic melodrama for the social media age’, while Fearless (2016) was described by Tinted Edges as ‘a compelling story jam-packed with social issues and suspense.’
My novels have been translated internationally and sold in various territories including the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain and Estonia. My memoir, Love in the Age of Drought (2009), was published by Pan Macmillan in Australia.
All of my titles may be purchased on Amazon Australia, UK or USA, and from a number of Australian booksellers including Booktopia, Dymocks and Fishpond. Signed copies of my work are available by special order from Beachside Bookshop.
When I’m not writing, I’m active in the Australian philanthropic sector and work with families, charities and boards to respond to pressing social issues. I like to stay active, and often get up stupidly early to go running, ocean-swimming or cycling in the bush.