An old book, some new books, and a Short Story

Between the PagesHi Have you noticed the shops are full of Christmas decorations already? Daylight saving is well-established, and we're enjoying long days of gorgeous weather. Longer than I might like, thanks to the birds that start calling at aroun...

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Nov 16, 2023
Tis the season for chocolate

Between the PagesHi This image popped up in the memories section of my FB page this morning. A few years ago, I made some salted caramel pecan chocolates, plus some truffles. I think they were coffee flavoured. Both were yum. There is a bit of work i...

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Nov 02, 2023
Who doesn't love a day at the seaside?

Between the PagesHi I don't have a lot of time for baking, and the worry is that if I do, I'll eat it :-), but I recently bought a new bundt tin and so had to try it out. Given the pre-release work I was doing towards 'My True Love Gave to me', I dec...

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Oct 19, 2023
Two Turtle Doves

Between the PagesHi A bout of ill health has slowed my writing recently, but sometimes it's slowed down by the persistent attention of a furry friend. Iris loves company, and loves being wherever I am in the house. If I am sitting at the computer, sh...

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Oct 05, 2023
A whale of a time without the whales...

Between the PagesHi Sadly, there weren't many whales on my trip last week. The annual migration to the south coast of Australia did not occur in the usual numbers. There were none in Fowlers Bay when I visited. There was a lack of seabirds also. It w...

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Sep 21, 2023
Plan B: Secret Donor Baby

In another life, I desperately wanted to have a child. The problem I faced, as do many single women, is that I hadn’t found a suitable life-partner and so the years were passing and I remained childless. It wasn’t a … Continue reading →

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Nov 27, 2022
Stars in her eyes…

It’s a couple of years since we were first introduced to Miranda in Clear As A Bell, and with Christmas fast approaching, I thought it was time to catch up and see how she had coped with the challenging times … Continue reading →

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Oct 18, 2021
Sizzling Sarah

In Trust Your Heart, we learned that in spite of the bubbly persona, there was a fragility underneath. Sarah was cautious about putting herself in a vulnerable position where Joel was concerned. Sensible woman. Continue reading →

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Feb 21, 2019
Ambition and Passion

Miranda Montgomery is a woman who knows what she wants. Right now, it’s a case of who she wants, rather than what, and who she wants is Hugh Patterson. Here is an extract from ‘Ambition and Passion‘, one of the … Continue reading →

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Dec 02, 2018
Under the Mistletoe

It’s not quite time for all the tinsel and holly of Christmas, but my new novella, Clear as a Bell is one of the stories contained within the Christmas box  set, Love Under the Mistletoe. Comprising six sexy contemporary romance … Continue reading →

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Nov 25, 2018
Trust Your Heart

Not long ago, I launched The Red Heart. Initially, I intended this to be a stand-alone book, featuring Kathy Sullivan and pastoralist Alex Woodleigh. The book also described the secondary characters – Kathy’s friend Sarah, the chopper pilots Chris an...

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Nov 11, 2018
Life on Mulga Downs

Alex Woodleigh, partner to Kathy Sullivan, has grown up on Mulga Downs. This a cattle station to the north-east of Alice Springs. As the crow flies, it’s around 125 kms from Alice, but a much longer distance by road. What … Continue reading →

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Oct 02, 2018
Women in Aviation

Women were just making inroads into aviation in the 1980s. Some were already working in the industry – Christine Davy was a senior pilot with Connair  – but it was still challenging for women wanting to pursue a career as … Continue reading →

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Jun 16, 2018
In Full Flight

As publication gets closer, I am finally able to reveal the new cover for The Red Heart. I’m thrilled with it, and the cover certainly has that Australian flavour, which was important to me. Looking at it, you can see … Continue reading →

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May 19, 2018
Autumn Reflections

I love Autumn. It’s a time when the weather is tolerable, and the days conducive to getting out for walks or exploring. Best of all, the long dark nights haven’t begun. This weekend, I took a break from writing and … Continue reading →

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May 06, 2018