Christine Wells worked as a corporate lawyer in a city firm before exchanging contracts and prospectuses for a different kind of fiction. In her novels, she draws on a lifelong love of British history and an abiding fascination for the way laws shape and reflect society. Christine is devoted to big dogs, good coffee, beachside holidays and Antiques Roadshow, but above all to her husband and two sons who live with her in Brisbane.
Christine shares the books that have inspired her on her journey to become a writer. Her latest novel is The Wife's Tale. You can buy the book here.
A children’s book that has redefined the word “hero” for me is Cressida Cowell’s How to Train Your Dragon and subsequent books in the series. Hiccup is a small, weedy boy growing up among Vikings in a world where only the strong survive. However, he has courage, loyalty and a kind heart—not to mention a strategic brain. Forced to make tough decisions at every turn, Hiccup possesses wisdom and compassion that ultimately win the day.
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Calling all aspiring authors! Charity Norman will be joining us live this Friday August 9 at 1pm to chat about her latest book The Son-in-Law. You can start posting your...On August 6, 2013
Christine Piper's short fiction has been published in Seizure, SWAMP and Things That Are Found In Trees and Other Stories. She was the 2013 Alice Hayes writing fellow at Ragdale...On July 22, 2014
We take a look at the fabulous upcoming films to look forward to. From Suite Francaise based on the book by Irène Némirovsky to Thomas Hardy's classic Far From The...On March 16, 2015
We are getting to the end of the year when all the big author names release their books. There are plenty of them this month. Take your pick!On September 6, 2016
We are delighted that Jemma Wayne, author of Chains of Sand, was able to share with us her favourite books from childhood.On June 30, 2016