As a child my favourite book was ... Johanna Spyri’s Heidi. I remember the awe I felt reading it for the first time – how miraculous it seemed that an author could use mere words to transport me from Western Sydney to the Swiss Alps! It felt like magic.
Before I Let You Go was inspired by ... The complex relationship between sisters, and the impact of real-world laws around addiction in some US states.
Describe Before I Let You Go in a sentence. Sisters Annie and Lexie Vidler share an intense bond after a difficult childhood – but Annie’s addiction stretches that bond to its limits, particularly once her daughter Daisy is born.
When I’m not writing I ... am, for better or worse, thinking about writing.
My favourite place to curl up with a book is ... any place is a good place for reading!
Spend long winter days and nights being swept up in the drama of history with Pamela Hart's list of must-read Historical Fiction.