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Welcome! I write from my heart about love, dreams, secrets, discovery, the sea, the world as I know it… or wish it to be. I love happy endings, heart-pounding suspense, and characters who stay with you long after the final page.

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Are you attending the Australian Romance Readers Melbourne Book Signing?

I’m attending the Australian Romance Readers Association book signing on 18 Feb in Melbourne and have a Kindle to give away. It is only for attendees! Tickets to the book signing can be purchased here https://wp.me/pGPr3-bew or at the door on the day. Special guest authors are Julia Quinn (Bridgerton) and Audrey Carlan plus so many beloved Aussie authors. Full list is here https://wp.me/pGPr3-ber

Limited VIP tickets available but must be pre-purchased.


LEST WE FORGIVE – PRE-ORDER NOW OPEN

A late night. An icy road. A car wrapped around a tree.

When Detective Liz Moorland stares at the lifeless faces of her ex-colleague’s daughter and son-in-law, she knows it is enough to push Vince Carter over the edge.

Vince, a bitter and reclusive retired cop, was once a hero to many. But in his eyes, he has failed those he most loved. Estranged from his daughter before her death, the enormity of his loss is immeasurable.

While Liz’s hands are full chasing an escaped criminal, Vince—alongside his fight for custody of Melanie, his eight-year-old granddaughter and sole survivor of the wreck—pieces together a compelling theory that the crash was no accident.

Vince’s theory provides Liz with an unexpected connection to her case and simultaneously raises concerns over Melanie’s safety and what she saw that fateful night.

Those concerns are justified. One person knows what the little girl saw.

The killer.

Lest We Forgive is book one in a gripping Melbourne series featuring Homicide Detective Liz Moorland. Book two will shortly be available for pre-order.

PRE-ORDER LEST WE FORGIVE – More retailers coming soon

Amazon US

Amazon Australia

Amazon UK


A PERFECT DANGER – OUT NOW!

Her perfect tree change is about to turn deadly…

Nellie Sinclair swaps her life in Sydney for the hamlet of Glenmeer, close to Bindarra Creek. Buying a farmhouse sight unseen, she arrives to find no power, a leaky roof, and the unsettling discovery that somebody has recently been inside.

Kane Maxwell, the local National Park tour guide, is drawn to the quiet and serious young woman next door but his gut tells him there’s a whole lot more to her change of lifestyle than she admits. Even as their friendship moves toward something unexpected and wonderful, she’s looking over her shoulder and jumping at shadows.

Determined to put her past behind her and build a new graphic design business, Nellie takes Kane on as her first client and they hike into the rugged bushland to take photographs for his new website. But during a cave visit they make a disturbing discovery – a recent campfire scattered with items Nellie recognises. Finding themselves trapped by a killer, Nellie makes a life-changing decision.

She has to keep Kane safe. Facing the danger she’s run from is the only way. Even with her own life at stake.

A Perfect Danger is now available from your preferred retailer

A Perfect Danger is the seventh and final book in the Bindarra Creek Mystery series. All are exciting standalones written by seven bestselling authors, set in and around the beloved small town on rural Australia.


DAPHNE IS NOW IN KINDLE UNLIMITED!

The three novels in the Daphne Jones Mysteries are visiting Kindle Unlimited for ninety days. They can still be purchased from Amazon but if you have a subscription then they are included to download. Paperbacks are still available widely and the audiobooks.

Start with book one here on Kindle Unlimited


THE STATIONMASTER’S COTTAGE – eBook is FREE!

Read Book 1 in the Rivers End series FREE. Ebooks are available free from Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Nook, and GooglePlay. Click here to find your preferred retailer. GET COTTAGE FREE