Award winning outback romance
Thrilled to say The Wild One is a finalist in two contests run by chapters of the Romance Writers of America: Book Buyers Best ( Orange County Chapter) and the Aspen Gold Readers' Choice (Heart of Denver chapter). Thanks so much – I am deeply honoured.

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The Coorah Creek series published by Choc LitThanks for dropping by my little corner of the web. It’s good to have you here.

My father taught me to love books when I was just a child – and that lifelong passion includes writing them as well as reading them.
I started scribbling short stories (mostly about ponies) in my schoolbooks when I was very small. Those schoolgirl scribbles slowly developed into ‘proper’ writing, leading me into the best job a person could ever have – being a writer.

I love writing books about the Australian outback, and have been touched by the amazing response from readers to my Coorah Creek books.

The latest book in the series is now out. Little Girl Lost is a story about being lost and finding the way home again… to wherever or whoever is home. It’s the fourth book in the series and was a total joy to write.

Although it’s a series, each book can be read as a stand-alone story.

The first book, Flight To Coorah Creek won the Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Award, presented by the Heart of Denver RWA. The book was also a finalist in the Romance Writers of Australia RUBY Awards – for Romantic Book of the Year and was nominated as Book of the Year in the AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Awards.

The Wild One – the second book, has had an amazing reception from readers, particularly in the USA – where it was chosen as a finalist in four Romance Writers of America chapter contests. Thank you to readers in Colorado, California and Florida – what a thrill it is to have that recognition.

For my third visit to my favourite outback town, I decided to spend Christmas at Coorah Creek – with Trish, Adam and Jess and all the familiar faces we have come to know. This was a story that made me cry as I wrote it.

The series doesn’t end there, but I can’t say too much about that just yet. Stay tuned.

There’s more here on my website – more books and more stories. While you’re here, please have a click around. There are musings on the blog, free short reads and all sorts of stuff here that I hope you will enjoy.

And do come back soon.

Janet

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Hibernating bear syndrome

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks looked away in my editing cave… putting final touches on the next book before it goes out into the world.

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I feel like I’m going into hibernation – into a tiny dark space (OK – I have a light) where I cut myself off from the world for what seems forever.

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