I live in Putaruru, New Zealand. For the last 25 + years I have worked in the media, radio, TV and film and in 2011 I 'semi-retired' and now I write fulltime.. I started writing when I was about 8 and have written professionally and personally for years. I live with my very intelligent and affectionate cat. I love reading, music of all types, cooking, watching sport and being with family.
My first novel, "The Keeper of Secrets" is published as a Trade Paperback under the William Morrow imprint and also as an ebook.
My second novel "Blood, Wine and Chocolate" is published by HarperCollins and is available as a trade paperback and also as an ebook. It is a murder mystery, full of black humour, great wine and scrumptious chocolate.
My third novel, "Rachel's Legacy" (which is a sequel to "The Keeper of Secrets" will be published by HarperCollins as a trade paperback and as an ebook from March 2016.
I write from the heart and the subjects of my books fascinate me. I spent 7 years researching 'The Keeper of Secrets' and it was a labour of love.
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Our Father's War
by Julie Thomas
My late Father, Hal Thomas, was a Spitfire pilot in WWII, in England and the Middle East. He was called up in 1939, trained in New Zealand, sailed for England in 1940 and learned to fly a Spitfire. He served for four years and as he grew up, he wrote letters home. After the war he wrote some more, chilling and descriptive words. These are them.
Stirred Not Shaken
by Julie Thomas
A book of five short stories. Some are witty and frivolous, some are poignant and one is based on my Dad's diary as he sailed to the UK to be a Spitfire pilot in 1940.
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