Medea’s Curse




Released January 28th 2015 with Text publishing order here or on Amazon.

Out in B format March 24th 2016.  Legend Press UK released it on October 3rd 2016

Wavesounds released the Audio version in April 2016.

On BuzzzFeeds top 19 Australian books in 2015

Shortlisted (adult and debut) for the 2016 Davitt (Sisters in Crime) Award

A psychiatrist gets pulled into a missing child case through her prior involvement with an infanticide case, and her attraction to the married prosecutor. As a result she puts her reputation and life on the line.


This is a book about infanticide, about mental illness and the complex developmental and social contexts that place children at risk. It is also about deception and integrity in relationships and about boundaries.

Forensic psychiatrist Natalie King works with victims and perpetrators of violent crime. Women with a history of abuse, mainly. She rides a Ducati a size too big and wears a tank top a size too small. Likes men but doesn’t want to keep one. And really needs to stay on her medication.

Now she’s being stalked. Anonymous notes, threats, strangers loitering outside her house.

A hostile former patient? Or someone connected with a current case? Georgia Latimer—charged with killing her three children. Travis Hardy—deadbeat father of another murdered child, with a second daughter now missing. Maybe the harassment has something to do with Crown Prosecutor Liam O’Shea—drop-dead sexy, married and trouble in all kinds of ways.

Natalie doesn’t know. Question is, will she find out before it’s too late?

Also on Amazon here

Brief talk on Youtube here




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