Welcome to my shop where you can buy signed copies of Rebel Talk, previous books and my exclusive Lost in Shanghai Bea Collection cups. Please note some links take you to third party booksellers. I don’t earn a commission from books but I receive royalties.


Rebel Talk – the art of powerful conversations

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Rebel Talk is an excellent opportunity to learn new skills — both in business, and in life. Develop fascinating insights into how we can improve conversation and cultivate our powers of persuasion while getting along better. No small feat! Especially as we emerge from COVID and have to relearn social skills. The book is timely and practical — not to mention entertaining. more


The Beijing Bureau


NEVER BEFORE has China dominated headlines across the world as it does today. Through coercive trade bans, its Belt and Road Initiative, Wolf Warrior diplomacy, military manoeuvres and its control of the diaspora, China is flexing its international muscle. At home in China, the Communist Party is tightening its grip and driving patriotic fervour… more


China Baby Love


How one woman turned her life upside down to help those who needed it most – half a world away. Every orphan comes with a story. Every journalist has a story that stays with them… more


From Rice to Riches


Jane Hutcheon’s connection to China goes back more than one hundred and fifty years, when her great-great-grand-uncle Phineas, a Scottish tea merchant, was drawn to its shores… more


Bea Collection Cups in Shanghai Red


To celebrate the return of Lost in Shanghai, We’ve created  these beautiful cups. You can read about our collaboration here.

Lovingly handmade beside the ocean in Sydney, the cups are stoneware (using Australian clay), dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. They come in two sizes (tea or coffee) for freshly brewed tea, coffee or tasty morsels of your choice.

Bea-time cups in Shanghai Red are exclusive to Lost in Shanghai.