Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Debut Author Meredith Appleyard

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian debut rural romance author, Meredith Appleyard. Meredith, thank you for taking the time to stop by The Australian Bookshelf to talk about your debut novel with Penguin Random House, The Country Practice. South Australia is my favourite state in Australia (I fell in love with the Clare… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Debut Author Meredith Appleyard

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Romance Author Alissa Callen

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian romance author Alissa Callen about her new book release with Random House, Down Outback Roads.  Hi Alissa, welcome to the Australian Bookshelf! How would you describe Down Outback Roads in five words? Thanks so much for having me. Five words to describe my new rural would be:… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Romance Author Alissa Callen

Author Interviews

Eva Stachniak’s Guest Post on Catherine the Great

Today on The Australian Bookshelf, author of Empress of The Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great stops by to chat about the inspiration behind her novel.     The Winter Palace re-imagined the rise of Catherine the Great through the watchful eyes of her servant. Now, in Empress of the Night, Catherine takes centre stage,… Continue reading Eva Stachniak’s Guest Post on Catherine the Great

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Romance Author Juliet Madison + Giveaway

Today, I have had the lovely Juliet Madison drop by to chat about her new book release with Escape Publishing, The January Wish. Hi Juliet, welcome to the Australian Bookshelf! How would you describe The January Wish in five words? Thanks for having me here today! Five words to describe my new release The January… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Romance Author Juliet Madison + Giveaway

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Aussie Q&A with Kimberley Freeman

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian women's fiction author, Kimberley Freeman who has dropped by to chat about her latest release with Hachette, Ember Island. Kimberley Freeman was born in London and grew up at the seaside on the Queensland coast. She loved writing stories from year one, and has a drawer full of half-finished novels… Continue reading Aussie Q&A with Kimberley Freeman

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Author Shona Husk

 I’ve had a quick chat with Australian author, Shona Husk about her new release, The Outcast Prince. Shona is offering a print copy of her novel to give away to a follower of The Australian Bookshelf (check out the conditions below). Welcome Shona! How would you describe The Outcast Prince in five words? Deliciously devious… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Author Shona Husk

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Romance Author Fiona Lowe

 I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian romance author, Fiona Lowe who has dropped by to chat about her latest release with Carina Press, Saved by the Bride. Fiona Lowe is a RITA® and R*BY award-winning, multi-published author with Harlequin and Carina Press. Whether her books are set in outback Australia or in the… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Romance Author Fiona Lowe

Author Interviews, Guest Posts

Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

Today, Australian author Anne Brear has stopped by to share an excerpt of her latest historical fiction novel with Knox Publishing, The Day Embroidered.  The Scottish Highlands, 1899. A life-altering event led Catrina Davies to hide from her family and society. Alone in the Highlands, she exists in a lonely world cared for only by her savior,… Continue reading Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian Author Fleur McDonald

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian rural novelist, Fleur McDonald who has dropped by to chat about her latest release with Allen & Unwin, Silver Clouds. Welcome Fleur! How would you describe Silver Clouds in five words? Five words? Eek, that’s a bit of an ask! How about: ‘Overcoming previous mistakes to make good?’ That’s six! Do you… Continue reading Q&A with Australian Author Fleur McDonald

Author Interviews, AWW2013

Q&A with Australian author, Dawn Barker

I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Australian novelist, Dawn Barker who has dropped by to chat about her debut novel published with Hachette, Fractured. Dawn, how would you describe Fractured in five words? Exploration of family psychiatric tragedy. Fractured tells the story of a new mother experiencing a very serious but rare mental illness, postnatal… Continue reading Q&A with Australian author, Dawn Barker