Gina is an Australian crime writer who lives on the Gold Coast in south east Queensland. She is passionate about reading and writing crime. Her favourite authors are Jo Nesbo, Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, Tess Gerritsen and Reginald Hill.
Her debut novel Secrets & Lies (2012) is a family intrigue, murder mystery tracking Detective Jill Brennan's hunt for a serial killer.
Killing Sunday (2014), the sequel to Secrets & Lies, is a psychological thriller set in the Sydney art world. Asylum (2015) is the third book in the series.
How do you approach cover design?
That was easy. My partner has graphic design training so I gave him some ideas and he came up with suggestions.
When a dog walker discovers a body in the grounds of an abandoned mental asylum Detective Jill Brennan is called out to investigate with her boss, DI Nick Rimis, only to find the victim is a cop and her ex-lover. While all the evidence suggests suicide Jill's not convinced and undertakes her own investigation to discover the truth.
The body of a young woman linked to Sydney's art world is washed up on a harborside beach.
Inspector Nick Rimis new recruit, Senior Constable Jill Brennan is the perfect choice to go undercover but her investigations reveal more questions than answers.
Everyone has skeletons in their closets... everyone has secrets... but when the corpse of an elderly recluse is found in her kitchen, the secrets she kept hidden so well, come spilling out & William Phillips, her wealthy son has the very fabric of his life turned upside down. Follow a web of intrigue through Rose Phillip's life to discover who wanted her dead & why the killer is now after William.