When I was about eleven years old my cousin left his family in the Northern Territory and came to live with us while he attended high school in Adelaide.
Recently I caught up with him at my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. We got talking about books and I discovered that he is a rural romance fan. Naturally I put him onto my own rural romance novels and the Australian Rural Romance website.
Male readers of rural romance are most definitely out there and I think it is always interesting to get their perspective on what it is they love about the rural romance genre. So I asked Peter to join us on the Australian Rural Romance website and answer a few probing questions about family, life on the land and loving rural romance.
Read more here . . .
Sightseeing, research and writing on Kangaroo Island at the Australian Rural Romance website
I have travelled all over the world but as an Aussie I am ashamed to say that I have never been to Uluru (Ayers Rock) or Kakadu or even Darwin. As a South Aussie I am even more ashamed to say that I had never been to Kangaroo Island.
Well, over Easter at least I ticked one of those places off my bucket list. Read more here …
Le Tour Down Under at Australian Rural Romance website
In the second book of my Muller’s of McLaren Vale series, Chasing the Flames, my heroine Trisha is devastated that our hero Brian’s ex-wife has shown up and thrown a spanner in the works of their fledgling relationship. Broken-hearted, Trisha agrees to date a man who is staying at the Muller’s Bed and Breakfast Cottage. But the other man is a cyclist and Trisha is coerced into riding a bike to the top of Old Willunga Hill to watch the penultimate stage of the Tour Down Under world cycling tour. Read more here . . .
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