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27 07, 2021

Unbearable Playfulness

By |2021-08-01T11:12:46+12:00July 27th, 2021|News Letter, News Updates, Short Story|0 Comments

Unbearable Playfulness of Being.

While lying together in bed, I run my fingers through your grey hair and my thoughts meander over your love and playful lightness of being.

Gently massaging your body, I take care not to wake you. Fatigue and pain dog your last days. I want to soak up your suffering like a sea-sponge, eradicating every […]

7 06, 2021

Radio Rave

By |2021-06-11T12:01:44+12:00June 7th, 2021|News Letter, News Updates, Reviews|Comments Off on Radio Rave

Fame at last! A radio interview with presenter Rachel Dore last week.

We discussed a whole range of things around writing and books I’ve written so far. A lively, fun discussion and I was totally unprepared!

She contacted me from MPR radio the day before the time slot.  I’m always the bridesmaid, filling in for someone else that couldn’t make it. I […]

7 06, 2021

Looking for New and interesting Books to Read

By |2021-06-14T14:12:52+12:00June 7th, 2021|News Updates|Comments Off on Looking for New and interesting Books to Read

Looking for New and Interesting Books to Read.

Here’s a link to an interesting blog for those readers.

Kat has also written a great review of Duplicity – if your interested click here.

Being a avid reader Kat has reviewed numerous books and is passionate reading all kinds of genre, recommending and compiling well written, comprehensive reviews.

Kat also supports her author daughter, […]

23 05, 2021

Free Copy of No Ordinary Man

By |2021-06-11T11:09:56+12:00May 23rd, 2021|No Ordinary Man, Win a FREE book|Comments Off on Free Copy of No Ordinary Man

Good News – for two days only, No Ordinary Man, is FREE on kindle.

Click here to download your free copy.

A hauntingly, heart-wrenching true story about a soldier’s conflict with the love of his life and his own secret identity.

A gripping tale that takes the reader into Mick Thompson’s innermost thoughts and his emotional turmoil during his heroic survival in […]

26 04, 2021

April May 2021 News Letter

By |2021-05-04T10:40:52+12:00April 26th, 2021|News Letter, News Updates|Comments Off on April May 2021 News Letter

My Monthly Newsletter

Just back from a fabulous five days in Whangamata

(Sounds like Enid Blyton!)

Swimming, body surfing, and enjoying the magic of our gorgeous coastline.

Who needs overseas travel?

The Book Fair, Ages of Pages

Held at the Pavilion in the Hamilton Gardens was a huge success and […]

18 04, 2021

Crow’s Song Excerpt

By |2021-04-19T14:04:02+12:00April 18th, 2021|Crow's Song, Excerpt Work in Progress, News Updates|Comments Off on Crow’s Song Excerpt

We stare upwards in collective horror.

I bolt across the fields, running towards the plummeting Mosquito aircraft, while the others cling onto one another, shouting unintelligible warnings.

I’m not sure what to do, but every second counts. Pam, my youngest cousin, shrieks towards the sky above. Flames are clearly visible from the broken right wing. Billowing smoke coils as the plane pirouettes, […]

1 04, 2021

FREE for Easter

By |2021-04-08T09:58:05+12:00April 1st, 2021|Duplicity, No Ordinary Man, Win a FREE book|Comments Off on FREE for Easter

Read these TWO  4.5 Star books for FREE over Easter!

Enjoy this Anzac soldier’s true story. No Ordinary Man is a gripping true story about an Anzac soldier’s struggle with love and war and the secrets of his double life.

Readers comments : “Riveting from Cover to Cover.”  “Mick is an extraordinary, multi-faceted man – bullied child, brave and resourceful soldier, skilled […]

23 03, 2021

Over 50 New Zealand Authors at Hamilton Gardens Book Fair

By |2021-03-30T08:33:58+13:00March 23rd, 2021|Coming Soon|Comments Off on Over 50 New Zealand Authors at Hamilton Gardens Book Fair

Come along and enjoy a day meeting over fifty local authors, some are New York Times Bestsellers and many are award winning writers.

Here’s your chance to meet and discuss books, books, books of all kinds! Every genre is represented so come along and enjoy the days at the Pavilion in Hamilton Gardens of Saturday 27th March – opens at 9.30am. […]

17 03, 2021

Interviewing Awarding Winning Novelist Carole Brungar

By |2021-03-17T13:42:57+13:00March 17th, 2021|News Updates|3 Comments

Interview With Awarding Winning Novelist Carole Brungar

How many books have you written and how do you decide on the plot?

I published my first novel, A Tide Too High, back in 2014. It took about nine months to write and some two years to re-write. I’m preparing to publish my 5th novel and my 4th Vietnam related story. The Vietnam War has […]