On a desert island with author, Michelle Douglas

It all started with a koala… Making up stories of her own has always been one of Michelle’s passions. She received her first rejection letter at the age of ten for Keri the Koala Baby, and has been writing ever since. A love of literature led her to major in English at the University of…

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Can you tell a book by its cover?

The Classic I have been writing for Mills and Boon for thirty years. My first book was accepted in 1991 and published in December 1992. It had the classic retro cover that I still love. Sadly, I only had two books with this cover design (although more of that later) when M&B went for a…

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What books will Ella Hayes take to her desert island?

Ella Hayes put her career change down to a “mid-life moment”. After decades of hauling cameras about filming everything from moths mating to athletes competing in the 1993 Barcelona Paralympics, in 2017 she started a master’s degree in Writing Practice and Study at Dundee University. It was a wise decision as, in that same year…

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Australian Romance Readers Association awards nominations….

…and yes, I’m on the list! I’m completely over the moon to announce that Christmas Reunion in Paris is in the Members Choice category of Favourite Christmas or Holiday Romances. This was the first book in a mini series based around the Harrington Park Hotel, and I’m doubly delighted, that James’ sister, Sally Harrington –…

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Welcome this month’s castaway, romance author Andrea Bolter…

…to my desert island. In a homage to the British radio programme, Desert Island Discs, which has been running for 70 years with guests as different as politicians, scientists, astronauts, actors, writers and musicians, and First Lady, Michelle Obama, – named by broadcasting experts as the “greatest radio programme of all time” – she’ll be…

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Waiting for the reviews. The nail biting nervousness of a blog tour…

…the romance {oh, the romance!)… I absolutely have to share this review of Christmas Reunion in Paris from “Being Anne” This is my first ever blog tour and I’m happy to sat that I’ve had some wonderful reviews – they are all in my twitter feed – but  I was  nervous about this one. Anne…

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A weekend in Paris? It would be rude not to…

Read all about it! I’m blogging over at the Mills and Boon website this week about my weekend in Paris. Here’s a link = A weekend in Paris!

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Christmas Reunion in Paris – a second chance love story

And you can download it today in Australia! It would be so much easier if English language editions of a book came out on the same day everywhere. But no. If you are in the UK or North America, you could have read this two weeks ago, but it’s finally available in the southern hemisphere…

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What Music was I Listening to When I Wrote Christmas Reunion in Paris? Here’s my playlist

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Two new Manga titles for July!

Manga Magic I am so excited! I absolutely love the Japanese manga editions of my books – they have a special place on my bookshelf – but it’s always a joy to see them translated into English by Harlequin Comics. The first is The Bachelor’s Baby. This is the story of Amaryllis (Amy) Jones and…

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