About Chrissie

I've been fascinated by all things historical since I prized snippets of information about the 'olden days' from my grandmother as a child. As soon as I could read, it was historical fiction that drew my interest.
 
Winning a writing competition at the age of ten inspired me to write — I punched away on a portable typewriter that was my favourite Christmas present of all time. But life moved on, and when love and family came my way, my writing dreams gathered like dust in the bottom of my closet.

Now armed with an array of life experiences to draw on, the desire to write and be published burns brighter. It seems it has never left me. 
 
While the temptation to travel the world and uncover mysterious stories inspires my writing direction, I soothe the gypsy inside by creating adventures for my characters within the pages. Melbourne born and bred, I've lived in various suburbs across arguably the world's most liveable city. But the sea called to me. I live on the coast of Australia's most glorious and iconic coastline, grateful to spend my days with my wonderful husband and our beloved cavoodle, Harvey. There I embrace a life creating stories steeped in history, as we watch our family grow and flourish.

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I've been fascinated by all things historical since I prized snippets of information about the 'olden days' from my Nanna as a child. It was only a matter of time before historical fiction became my life. 

 
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