Journal

Back from a fascinating research trip for book four. The setting grew on me while I was there- kind of crept up and is lingering with me still. The owners were incredibly generous with their time, stories, kindness and beautiful food, and I have more stories, breath-taking history and mysterious ghost stories than I can… Read more

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Writing updates…

Thank you to all my readers for your messages on Facebook, on the website and on twitter. I do read them all, love hearing from you and I do reply! I have just written my first newsletter, which will be sent out soon. It contains some background information about the real Schloss that inspired The… Read more

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FROM A PARIS BALCONY

Delighted to share the title of my third novel with you. It is going to be called FROM A PARIS BALCONY and will be released with Lake Union Publishing in October 2016. Having the title in place is a gorgeous thing- next will be cover designs. I adore all the creative aspects of producing a… Read more

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New print version of Paris Time Capsule

I have some lovely news today. Harlequin Australia have bought subsidiary rights to Paris Time Capsule and will be releasing a new print version of the book in September. The book will have another new and very beautiful cover design, which is exciting. I have such admiration for cover designers. To be able to capture… Read more

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I am thrilled to announce that my third novel will be released in the northern hemisphere fall. I am taking a break from being completely immersed in editing it to do a research trip for book four this week. Looking at all sorts of things, from costumes to settings to characters…I have been getting goosebumps…. Read more

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Thank you to Romance University

This is probably a post that is aimed more towards writers of all levels than readers, but Romance University have some great posts that might be of interest on writing craft. I’ve written today about setting and the romantic novel and I hope you enjoy having a look around this site as much as I… Read more

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Italian Delis in San Francisco

In The House By The Lake, Anna is the proud owner of the Italian Cafe in Chestnut Street. San Fransisco has quite a history associated with its Italian delis and Anna is a keen perpetrator of the city’s long standing traditions. Once, San Francisco was known as ‘delicatessan heaven,’ but now, there are only a… Read more

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