Sue is a best-selling author with book sales in excess of 100,000 copies, specialising in non-fiction.

Her first books, The Clothesline Diet series were published by Pan Macmillan in Australia and Harlequin in the United States. In 2015 she won a prestigious Sassy Award for her book Behind Closed Doors, published by Simon & Schuster, which was also a finalist in the 2016 Davitt Awards.

The highly acclaimed Blood on the Rosary was published by Simon & Schuster in 2018 followed by the epic Australian outback memoir A Diamond In The Dust, which will also be published in Germany in 2020.

Sue’s next book is the highly-anticipated The Freedom Circus, a deeply personal story of how her husband’s grandparents used the cover of a Polish circus to escape the Nazis. The Freedom Circus will be published by Penguin Random House in 2020.


‘A story of extraordinary bravery, resilience and love that needed to be told.’
Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz

‘We haven’t had a WWII book with this much potential in years,’
Ruth Ellis WH Smith

‘ What endures most throughout The Freedom Circus us an abiding sense of love,’
The AU Review


Better Reading –
‘A terrific, richly rewarding reading experience.’

‘I loved this book, such an inspirational story’