Australian fantasy novelist who is most famous for her Guardians of Time Trilogy, a series in which two factions battle for the control of time. She also published a short story entitled "Kids' Night In."
She was born in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.
Her literary works include The Avena Series and Old Magic.
She and her husband settled in Coffs Harbour, Australia with their three children.
She and her literary contemporary, Bruce Coville, both became known for their fantasy novels.