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.


3.5/4 stars,
‘Amazing & remarkable’

4/5 stars,
‘Couldn’t put it down’


‘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