Book List in Order:12 titles

  • 3 eras, 3 women: linked by Berlin, performance art, and a poem In the 1890s young poet Erika Kieler attends the most progressive artistic salon in Berlin to perform her poem inspired by a visitor from the capital of the Ottoman Empire. In 1989, just ...


  • A collection of short stories, 7 Stories of Mystery, Romance and Fabulation, mostly previously published, which include stories of a vampire cousin, aliens at a women's gathering, a woman with a penis for a day, a lover both man and woman, Heathcliff...


  • In 1992 the author left her inner city life in Sydney to take up a volunteer position working with and for women in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. She landed in the intersection of very old cultures with the very latest in western religion, minin...


  • Sydney, 1990. Sheila Power's crowning achievement in a spectacular career is making a film based on a cult novel, whose real life characters turn up in her own life. Her project brings her new enemies to vanquish, new friends to treasure, the love of...


  • In Sydney in the late 1970s, a well-educated young woman, Vita, also has a life as a call girl, Violet. Vita's friends are intrigued, scandalised, disapproving. Violet's world is made up of not only her clients but the other women she works with, who...


  • Described in reviews as "refreshing, sophisticated, playful, beguiling, horrifying and sexy" this is a vampire story for literate adults. Yearning for the lands of the old gods, escaping the pressures of New York, controversial cultural comme...


  • Set in southern India in the mid 1990s. Four strangers are on quests related to India's neem tree. Meenakshi runs a village-based women's project. Pandora is an eco scientist looking for a story. Jade wants natural products for a New York store. Andy...


  • Australian teenager Larry Darrell goes on a backpacking trip to India and finds his life changed for ever. Back home he refuses the opportunities and privileges of his former life and breaks up with his fiancée Isabel. His travels seeking the meanin...


  • The narrator Inez is contacted by the mysterious Vlad from Transylvania who claims to be her cousin and wants to introduce her to his tradition. As Inez becomes drawn to Vlad’s gifts, Vlad discovers new pleasures at the Gold Coast, enough to even m...






  • Based on a true story, set in Sydney in the 1950s, Pagan is a story of the new music, the new migrations and the old magick. First published in 1990, it was described as brilliantly written and a narrative tour-de-force. To quote a review: As well as...


  • Sheila Power has been described as “A rattling good read that defies pigeon holing into any one genre. Our heroine is Sheila Power, a very rich film producer and all-round prominent social identity, who is about to start work on what will be the cr...


  • A tale of three people on the edge. Three very different tourists visiting Bali are on their way to a remote village where a trance dance is to take place. They are on the edge of meeting, on the edge of leaving Bali for ever. Three tourists, unknown...