Kirsten Alexander was born in San Francisco, raised in Brisbane, and now lives in Melbourne with her partner and two sons. Half Moon Lake is her first published novel. Her second, Riptides, will be released in February 2020.
Riptides is set in Australia in 1974 and 1975. These were the years of early disco, pop, funk, reggae, glam rock, hard rock, and heavy metal. Punk and hip-hop were on the horizon. Film scores were elevated to art form. The two narrators of Riptides are in their mid-twenties when the story opens. This is the music they listen to and love.