Podcast News – Have your say!
Podcast News – Have your say!

We’ve had some fantastic feedback so far, by readers letting us know what they’d like featured in the upcoming new Avon Calling Podcast!

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Avon Calling WON the KBR Award!
Avon Calling WON the KBR Award!

Avon Calling WON The Kindle Book Review Reader’s Choice Award! To all my amazing readers, who voted and shared the book – you made this happen.

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Avon Calling: The Podcast!
Avon Calling: The Podcast!

We are planning to create an old-style radio serial! There will be different voices for all the characters, jazz & 1940s music, sound effects, and all the bells and whistles!

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Book Review: The Dry
Book Review: The Dry

I loved the very “Australian” flavour of this crime novel. The language, scenes and tones were familiar to me and all at once, managed to be both inviting and suffocating. The characters were multi-dimensional, interesting and there were plenty to both love and hate.

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Book Review: The Lost Girls of Paris
Book Review: The Lost Girls of Paris

Switching chapters between two protagonists, this wartime novel about spies and secrets was an interesting and lovely one to listen to on audiobook.

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Book Review: The Killing Floor
Book Review: The Killing Floor

Over the years, I’ve had numerous reviews mention that the main protagonist in my Avon Calling series, Betty Jones, reminds them of a female ‘Jack Reacher’ (from author Lee Child’s series of crime action novels featuring this character as protagonist). I thought it was high time I read one of his Jack Reacher novels to see what they were getting at!

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Nomination for The Kindle Book Review “Reader’s Choice Awards”!
Nomination for The Kindle Book Review “Reader’s Choice Awards”!

If you haven’t had a chance to vote for Avon Calling, please help me get Betty’s name in lights for all the world to see!

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Holy Moly! Golly Gosh! Did you hear the news?!⠀
Holy Moly! Golly Gosh! Did you hear the news?!⠀

Even My Baby Girl Is Talking About Betty’s Newest Misadventure!

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New York, New York!
New York, New York!

In April 2017, I took a VERY long flight from Brisbane, Australia over to New York (hello, jet-lag!) on a special bookish holiday!

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1940’s Hepcats and Jitterbugs – Can you talk the talk?
1940’s Hepcats and Jitterbugs – Can you talk the talk?

I thought I’d make a snappy little list for you of some of the terms you’ll recognise from the Avon Calling! episodes. Here’s some swell 1940’s slang  —  and what it means!

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Behind the Scenes – Making the HUMAN Book Trailer
Behind the Scenes – Making the HUMAN Book Trailer

Creating and producing the book trailer was a really new experience for me, and one I won’t easily forget. It was absolutely fantastic.

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The Power of the Naked Mole Rat
The Power of the Naked Mole Rat

Fascinatingly, there are animals on this earth that have biologically evolved ways to combat some of the larges health problems we humans face- and some of them aren’t that different from us.

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Welcome Back, Archaeopteryx!
Welcome Back, Archaeopteryx!

While you’ve been kicking back lately catching up on Game of Thrones (and who could blame you…), a team of researchers in China have unearthed the fossil of what they believe to be, the earliest known bird.

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An Invisibility Cloak – For Your Brain!
An Invisibility Cloak – For Your Brain!

Yep, they’ve done it. Scientists have finally created a chemical concoction that turns your organs transparent.

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Behind the Scenes – Making Ivy’s Spear!
Behind the Scenes – Making Ivy’s Spear!

I got to play cave-woman for a few days (and ouch, hand punching/ sewing through six layers of leather was hard on the fingers!). But, like any creative process, the end result was definitely worth it.

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This is Writing – An Author Interview with Hayley Camille
This is Writing – An Author Interview with Hayley Camille

I was lucky enough to be interviewed recently by Scott Mullins for the publishing site “This is Writing” recently, and am delighted to present his work here!

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Happy (Geeky) Holidays!
Happy (Geeky) Holidays!

I hope you’ve had a fantastic holiday break! Here’s a little update from me with sparkles of seasonal news and a FREE GIFT for your e-readers as well!

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Today’s wisdom from George…

Every day something awesome happens. Are you watching?

George the Spider

Fantastic reviews are already rolling in!
Fantastic reviews are already rolling in!

After much anticipation, my latest Science Fiction Adventure novel, HUMAN, is now available!

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Catching Spiders
Catching Spiders

I made an impromptu video tutorial about how to deal with spiders you don’t want around (without killing them!)

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Cruel Sister – A new adventure by David Greagg & Kerry Greenwood
Cruel Sister – A new adventure by David Greagg & Kerry Greenwood

I was delighted last year to meet Kerry Greenwood, author of over 60 books, including the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series and Corinna Chapman Mysteries, along with her partner David Greagg, who is also a noted author of both fiction and non-fiction books, as well as an educator, mathematician and many other impressive titles.

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