Praise for Robbi's writing

Praise for Connie Starr

The Secret World of Connie Starr will set the literary firmament ablaze. This brilliant ode to difference, transcends time and place. Written in sublime prose, filled with drama, humour, tragedy and astounding beauty, it’s an achingly lovely tale that shines long after the last page. – Karen Brooks, Best Selling Author of The Good Wife of Bath

Ambitious, profound and magical writing. I was held by the sense of place and the richness of the characterisation. A beautiful, elegiac and elegant novel. – Andy Warren, Senior Designer, Andy Warren Design

Praise for The Art Of Preserving Love

….the closing lines of the novel are as lovely as those that open it. Whimsical, intelligent and blossoming everywhere with all kinds of emotional honesty, The Art of Preserving Love is by far the loveliest and most inventive contribution to Australian fiction this read has read in quite some time. – Kim Kelly, Best Selling Author of Wild Chicory

The Art Of Preserving Love is a big hearted, compassionate read about bittersweet love against great odds, set in a small Australian town agains the tragic backdrop of World War 1. A delight from beginning to end – that’s The Art Of Preserving LoveBetter Reading www.better

Praise for After Before Time

Reading After Before Time is a total heart experience. be prepared to experience a whole gamut of feelings as there is no soft pedalling here.  It has enough power to transform our society into a more compassionate and harmonious one. – Suzanne Marks, Member of the Board of the Jessie National Women’s Library and the Sydney University Chancellors Committee

Praise for Sunday Best

Neals story which she originally thought would be for her kids is absolutely compelling – Sunday Herald Sun

One of the books of the year. I devoured it in two days – The Australian Women’s Weekly

Neals narrative voice is neither pedestrian nor sensationalist…it is direct yet subtle and finely balanced …it is at once intimate and polished – The Age