I’m delighted to let you all know that a new, gorgeous edition of From A Paris Balcony has been published in the US today! The book is available from all good bookstores and leading retailers. I think the cover is absolutely gorgeous, and I’m honoured to have this beautiful new edition out in the world…. Read more
The Joys of Binge Reading with Jenny Wheeler
I had such a terrific conversation with Jenny Wheeler on her podcast, The Joys of Binge Reading. We talked about my career, The Girl from Paris, and many things writing. I could have chatted with Jenny for hours, and I highly recommend her podcast as she interviews some terrific authors. Jenny is a journalist turned… Read more
The Lost Girl of Berlin publishes today!
I’m over the moon to let you all know that The Lost Girl of Berlin has published today! This book is so close to my heart, and is set amongst the ruins of Berlin in the aftermath of the Second World War, and in glamorous post war New York. I’m incredibly excited to hear what… Read more
Print editions of A New York Secret
Look at the bedside reading that arrived at my house today! So utterly delighted to hold the first editions of A New York Secret in my hands! There is nothing like the love you feel for this! Can’t wait to share more about this with you all tomorrow! xxx
From a Paris Balcony cover reveal
Hello, I hope everyone is staying well. I’m writing this from a much happier Melbourne, Australia, as we have finally emerged from a long, long lockdown, and are now able to get out and about again. I was especially happy and grateful to be able to walk along the beach on the weekend for the… Read more
Weekly highlights… and Paris Time Capsule cover reveal!
Dear Readers, I hope everyone is well. I’m writing this on a beautiful spring morning here in Melbourne. I truly feel like the blossom on the trees has to bode for better days for the world. I am thinking of all of my readers, no matter where you are. I love hearing from you, and… Read more
Beyond the Horizon releasing August 26th, 2020
I’m absolutely delighted to share the cover of the new Bookouture edition of my book, Beyond the Horizon. This book is deeply personal for me, as my mother was in the Women’s Australian Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War, and Beyond the Horizon is set around the incredible Women’s Air Force Service Pilots… Read more
Polish edition of Paris Time Capsule
I’m completely delighted to share the cover of the new Polish edition of Paris Time Capsule, that has just released with my Polish publishers, Prószyński, one of the major publishers in Poland, who publish much women’s commercial fiction. I’m in love with the gorgeous cover design, and I hope that this is something cheerful and beautiful… Read more
A Belle Epoque Courtesan, a Bloomsbury artist and a patron of Australian art?
As I’m editing my sixth novel, which has nothing to do with anything in the title above, I find myself asking, what is it that the three women who inspired my first five novels have in common with each other, if anything at all? Martha de Florian was a Belle Epoque courtesan whose apartment in… Read more
The genesis of Emma’s Bohemian Circle in The Things We Don’t Say
In The Things We Don’t Say, Emma Temple grows up in the late nineteenth, early twentieth century London in a tall house near Kensington Gardens. Stifled by the atmosphere in the Victorian household, yet blessed with a curious upbringing in which her father, a literary biographer and scholar believes in the education of women, but only… Read more