Kim Wilkins at work on a new book, yay!

One of my favourite authors Kim Wilkins has taken herself and her family from Brisbane to England to research and write her new novel. I can’t wait to read it. I know she has been busy, but it’s been a while since her last adult fantasy – Rosa and The Veil of Gold (just The Veil of Gold in the US, I believe). While I’ve enjoyed her young adult books on a level, I couldn’t quite get into her “Kimberley Freeman” romances, so I’m excited that after some years we’ll be getting another thick and well-researched adult fantasy.

Kim was studying at the University of Queensland, ahead of me as I was beginning my masters. She had already published a couple of novels then and won the Aurealis Award in 1997 for The Infernal. My favourite of her novels is The Autumn Castle, which is a complex and dark almost Gothic romance with parallel worlds and devious, devilish plot twists. She’s published something like 20 books now.

4 thoughts on “Kim Wilkins at work on a new book, yay!

  1. I’ve been looking for this post of yours – I couldn’t remember her name. Just ordered Autumn Castle. $21 bucks for a paperback (holy freakin’ cow). I’m sure it will be well worth the money.

    HI by the way. *waves in the general direction of New Zealand*

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