About The Author

About The Author

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My Story

I've been a journalist, editor and fiction writer for 30+ years, starting as a junior writer with Australia's leading lifestyle magazine, Cleo, and going on to edit TV HITS and B magazines (which, during my tenure, out-sold Marie ClaireVogue and Elle).

I've run publishing bureaus in London, New York and Los Angeles, have freelanced for a staggering variety of publications—from The  Herald  to the Australian Women's Weekly—and was at the forefront of indie publishing. I've published 20 books since 2008, including four crime series, a stand-alone suspense, a family saga and a corporate biography, and am now a hybrid author with several books traditionally published globally.

My best-selling series, the Murder Mystery Book Club, has reached #1 at Amazon in Australia, the UK, Canada and the US, and has now been  translated into Japanese and French. It is also being transformed into audio books in France. There are now five books in the series.

My other works include: seven Ghostwriter Mysteries, two Posthumous Mysteries, the Sleuths of Last Resort trilogy, the stand-alone novels After the Ferry and An Island Lost. All are available as eBooks and paperbacks at AmazonSmashwords, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble's nook, kobo and other reputable online sites.

I've researched and written the non-fiction book A Measure of Papua New Guinea (Focus; 2008), and had numerous articles published in Australian text books and design manuals.

From time to time I also teach subjects like self-publishing and writing at local community colleges, including the Byron Community College.

Happily esconced in the Byron hinterland in Northern NSW, Australia, I live with my husband, musician/producer Christian Pyle (Acre, Ghost Mountain), two sons, passing koalas, the odd kangaroo and countless snakes.

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