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A fairy-tale infused historical novel for adults set in the late 18 th century, moving between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution, and inspired by the true story of a quest for a blood-red rose.

The novel will draw upon ‘The Blue Rose,’ a fairy tale set in China about a quest for an impossible rose.


SAVE THE DATE! Kate's appearances in 2017.

Sunday 27 August - Sunday 3rd September - Kate will be in the Cotswolds, UK with her HISTORY, MYSTERY & MAGIC Literary Tour & Writing Retreat. BOOK NOW!     

Friday 8 September - Sunday 10 September - Kate will be appearing at the Historical Novel Society conference (Australasia) in Melbourne, with a special celebration of her new novel "BEAUTY IN THORNS" at the Opening Night Cocktail party. Check out the whole program here.  

Tuesday 12 September - Kate will be one of a stellar line up of children's authors at the brilliant Lunch with the Stars event at St Patrick's in Manly. BOOKED OUT.

Sunday 24th September - Kate will be launching Jesse Blackadder's new book at Gleebooks. Details to come. 

Sunday 15 October & Sunday 22 October - Kate will be teaching her Editing Masterclass workshop THE STORY DOCTOR at the Australian Writers Centre in Sydney. Details to come.

Tuesday 17th October:  Join the Friends of the Wingecarribee Libraries in Bowral for their October author talk with Kate. Details to follow.

Saturday 2nd December - Stuck in a writing rut? Shackled by fear & doubt? Kate is running her famous 'Blasting Through Writers' Block' workshop at the NSW Writers Centre. Details to come.