I’m very excited to announce that I’ll have not one, but two books out in 2018. The Turnkey was released in Australia in 2017 and will be out in the USA and Canada in July 2018 as The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery in a lovely hardback edition. I can’t wait to see what a whole new lot of readers think of Flossie and her adventures! And, in hugely exciting news, a second Turnkey book has been signed up and will be released first in Australia in 2019!

Also in July 2018, I’ll have The Mulberry Tree out in Australia. I’ve just seen the absolutely gorgeous cover, illustrated by the super-talented Rovina Cai, and can’t wait to share it with you. In the meantime, here’s what you’ll find on the back cover:

Do naught wrong by the mulberry tree, or she’ll take your daughters …




Ten-year-old Immy and her family run away from their storm cloud of problems to a tiny village in Cambridgeshire, England. When they find an adorable thatched cottage to begin a perfect new life in, the only downside is the ancient, dark and fierce-looking mulberry tree in the back garden. And the legend that comes with it—

the villagers say the tree steals away girls living in the cottage on the eve of their eleventh birthday.

Of course, Immy thinks this is ridiculous.

Then she starts to hear a strange song in her head …