Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I write Australian Historical Romances, each filled with passion, deceit and murder. I currently have 8 books released.
I try to encompass much of my own families history into my books, as well as setting most of them in my home town in North Queensland, Australia.
I am happily married to my childhood sweetheart and soulmate and living in North Queensland.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest release, Heart of Stone, is slightly different from my other books. The idea for that book came more from the unspoken history of blackbirding in our area of Australia. For those that don’t know, blackbirding was the title given to the slave trade in Australia’s past, mostly dealing with the islanders called Kanakas that were forcibly brought into the country. The main female character in the book is in fact an Irish slave, another scandalous past of Australian history.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Plenty including humming, fidgetting clicking my fingernails – you get the drift.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Harper Lee. Amanda Quick. Arthur Conan Doyle. Agatha Christie.
What are you working on now?
I am finishing edits for Lust & Chastity, the first book of my new series Sins of the Virtuous. I am also trying to finish writing the rest of the books in the series.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
My publisher is great and does a lot of promo for me. I also use blog sites and my own website.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Don't give up and don't be afraid to do something different.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
That a bad first draft is better than a blank page.
What’s next for you as a writer?
The first book from my Sins of the Virtuous series will be released next month, so hopefully I can get the rest of the series out in quick concession.
What is your favorite book of all time?
To kill a mockingbird.
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