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The quiet Australian – a new book is to be published about the Claremont Serial Killer

Wendy Davis' memoir, published by Fremantle Press The Claremont Serial Killer, now known to be Perth man Bradley Edwards, was jailed in late 2020 for forty years without parole. News reports referred to ‘a dark line being drawn under history,’ and it is hopefully some relief to the families and his surviving victims to know… Continue reading The quiet Australian – a new book is to be published about the Claremont Serial Killer

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The Night Village on the Readings Books list of best crime fiction of 2021

Thanks to Readings Books for adding The Night Village to their list of the best crime books of 2021 - their resident crime reader and bookseller Fiona Hardy (who is also an award-winning author) wrote a wonderful review of The Night Village for Books & Publishing right before it came out, which got it off… Continue reading The Night Village on the Readings Books list of best crime fiction of 2021

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Why the Barbican makes a compelling setting for a novel

Image of the Barbican by Max Whitehead When I started writing my psychological suspense novel, The Night Village, about a new mother and her strange houseguest, I pictured the story unfolding in my old flat in Hackney. And then, in the same way a dream will suddenly shift location, my characters were all somehow living… Continue reading Why the Barbican makes a compelling setting for a novel

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The One Thing

The One Thing is a New York Times bestselling self-help book, written by Gary Keller. It came out in 2013 and the central idea – that you find and prioritise the One Thing you’re good at – is worth thinking about in 2020, when it’s so easy to despair at so much loss, yet crucial… Continue reading The One Thing

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My debut novel ‘The Night Village’ is to be published by Fremantle Press in 2021

My debut novel, The Night Village, will be published by Fremantle Press in Australia in 2021, with audiobook & large print versions by Ulverscroft. Here's the blurb: Simone has just delivered her first baby in an East London hospital with her new English boyfriend, Paul, by her side. With a precarious job, her family and… Continue reading My debut novel ‘The Night Village’ is to be published by Fremantle Press in 2021