Thank you for visiting! I’ve always loved writing, from poems and stories as a child, reflective journaling as an adult, case notes as a social worker to preparing academic lectures, journal articles or writing a PhD thesis. But a decade ago the urge to write fiction fulltime became overwhelming. I completed a Masters of Creative Writing, had short stories published and now, my debut novel, The  Secrets We Keep is to be published in April, 2018 by HQ (Harper Collins) Australia.

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New Book Release

The Secrets We Keep is a story about a woman trying to outrun her past. In 1986, Aimee McCartney travels from Perth, where her father is a government minister, to the goldmining town of Kalgoorlie on the edge of the Nullarbor Plain, to work in a welfare office. Through the relationships she forms with three local women, Lori, Kerry and Agnes, she is confronted by the consequences of her past decisions. 

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