'Sandie Docker is the voice of Australian multi-generational sagas.' READ THE WRITE ACT
Australian author, Sandie Docker grew up in Coffs Harbour, and first fell in love with reading when her father introduced her to fantasy books as a teenager. Her love of Women’s Fiction began when she first read Jane Austen for the HSC, but it wasn’t until she was taking a translation course at university that her Mandarin lecturer suggested she might have a knack for writing – a seed of an idea that sat quietly in the back of her mind while she lived overseas and travelled the world.
Now back in Sydney, Sandie writes about love, loss, family and small country towns. Her debut novel, The Kookaburra Creek Café, was released in 2018, The Cottage At Rosella Cove in 2019, the German edition of The Kookaburra Creek Cafe - Das kleine Café der großen Träume, was released in Jan, 2020, The Banksia Bay Beach Shack in 202O, The Wattle Island Book Club in 2021 and her latest book, The Redgum River Retreat, was released in March, 2023. Sandie is also the founder and director of The Northern Beaches Readers Festival.
THE REDGUM RIVER RETREAT
Welcome to the Redgum River Retreat, where harmony is found when hope is lost...
PRAISE FOR SANDIE'S NOVELS
'The best of the best of heart-wrenching yarns.'
'A Sandie Docker book is like a cup of tea and a biscuit, it’s warm on the inside, snuggly, sweet and lots of fun. It touches the heart, stimulates the brain...'
HAPPYVALLEY BOOKSREAD - 5*
'Her stories just seem to reach right out of the page to grab me, holding on tight until the very last word.'
THERESA SMITH WRITES - 5*
'Docker is the ultimate narrative seamstress….a genuine and artful storyteller who possesses the innate ability to draw readers completely into her novel.'
MRS B's BOOK REVIEWS - 5*