Tamara McKinley was born in Australia and returns there every year to do her research for her novels, which are coloured with the red, green and gold of her beloved homeland. Tamara is married to Oliver and between them they have five children, three grandchildren and a cat.
'Beautifully written, well-paced and full of unexpected twists and turns, Mckinley's moving story provides a lesson from history that we cannot ignore.' -- Lancashire Evening Post 'Lush with intense descriptions of nature and tense drama.' -- USA Publisher's Weekly on MATILDA'S LAST WALTZ 'A multi-generational saga in the vein of THE THORNBIRDS... much enjoyed... Good, old-fashioned story-telling at its best' -- The Bookseller on MATILDA'S LAST WALTZ 'The plot has depth and pace' -- The Lady on JACARANDA VINES 'Will keep you reading happily all day. Relax and enjoy.' -- Women's Weekly on WINDFLOWERS 'An epic, gripping, tautly plotted novel with a final court-room twist worthy of John Grisham.' -- Time Out on SUMMER LIGHTNING