After writing, photographing and self-publishing three childrens books in my native Australia, I decided to embark on my first novel. I spent two years researching from the inner city streets of Melbourne & Sydney to the outback town of Kalgoorlie and it's infamous Hay Street. My subjects were complelling ... prostitution and adoption ... and how the two draw similar stigmas in society. I first started writing the screenplay, and then decided to write and release the novel first. After 9 years work, 'Sisters Of Mercy' was born.
I have always been influenced by authors, even when more...