Topsy Baxter


Throughout my working life I mainly sat in accounting offices, with a brief sojourn as owner of a country book store, followed by a really enjoyable stint as a proof reader to a provincial newspaper.

Add to that a well-travelled life and love of history [family, as well as Australian] it seemed only a natural progression into putting words on paper. Or, in this case, on a computer.

My first attempt at “dipping my toe in the water” of writing has produced my first novel titled “Interrupted Romance” which is located in both Israel and Australia. I do hope you enjoy a similar excitement to that generated in me while writing it.

I am also a mother [of three grown children] and a grandmother, living in Queensland, Australia and my main enjoyments are reading, writing, fishing and bowling.

Where to find Topsy Baxter online


The Dairy Cottage
Series: Cavendish Court, By the River, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Arriving on a convict ship in 1815 into New South Wales, Australia, Elizabeth must learn to survive her wrongful conviction and unwelcome conscription as dairy maid to the local dairy cottage. Her wretched situation requires all her strength and cunning to navigate the brutality of this convict settlement and strive to become free again and, hopefully, live the life she was meant to live.
Interrupted Romance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dafna waits to collect her luggage at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel, when a security guard violently pulls her backwards. As an explosion rips through the air they are hurled to the floor and he lands across her legs. Over the following weeks and months there destiny to love one another is interrupted more than once. Will they succeed in finding their happy ever after?

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