Writing has been both my joy and bread and butter life for as long as I can remember. Nothing makes me happier than sitting at my desk in our home perched above the magnificent Wellington landscape while stories come to life on the page.

Over the years, there have been nearly 30 books and more than 60 TV, film and radio scripts, and still I write.

Welcome to my world of books and news.


Alexis-DulondelThe Book of Secrets had a great run in France last year as Les Livres des secrets (Sabine Wespieser Editeur).

Here is the book on display at Librairie Cosmoplite in Angouleme, with bookseller Alexis Dulondel.


Better than Fiction 2

Better than Fiction

Better than Fiction 2Better than Fiction 2, True adventures from 30 great fiction writers (Lonely Planet 2015) includes the story “The Road to Lost Places” by Fiona, and stories by Jane Smiley, Alexander McCall Smith, Marina Lewycka, Lloyd Jones and Avi Duckor-Jones.

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