I am a multi-published,
bestselling and award-winning Australian author who has been published by traditional
publishers since 2003.
I love to
write both historical and contemporary western romance, either with or without suspense
I also write contemporary romance and romantic
I’ve taught writing for many years, and have written several non-fiction books about writing. I’ve
worked as an editor for publishers, coached writers one-on-one, and have appeared at writer's
conferences in Australia and New Zealand.
I have been married to my own real-life hero for over 44 years. We have two grown children and
Our household would not be complete without our wonderful pets, which includes two elderly cats and
our beautiful dog Bindy, who loves long, leisurely walks.
For a year and a half we fostered, an Italian Lagotta puppy, who
was being trained to go a young girl with severe Autism. That happened mid-December 2018. It
was a very bitter/sweet moment.
My hobbies are tenpin bowling and papercrafts, and surprisingly, going to the gym.