Read the full interview with Natasha Mitchell talking to Susanna on Radio National’s Life Matters here



With writing so taut it is almost painful to read, this book is desperate and intimate to the point of voyeurism. Claustrophobic but un-put-downable.

Meredith Jaffe, Hoopla Literary Editor.

Read the full Hoopla review here.


Interestingly, Freymark found the brutal sexual encounters easier to write than the love. ”I did a Nikki Gemmell. I didn’t think of the story being published. I told myself, ‘no one will ever read it’ … I wrote with the door closed as Stephen King advises; otherwise I wouldn’t have been able to write it so explicitly.”

 Read the full Herald  interview by Linda Morris here

It has a psychological depth and emotional intensity that goes a step further than your standard erotic fiction novel . . . Not for the faint-hearted or those under 18, this is a graphic and subversive Aussie debut.


Australian Womens Weekly.

. . . there’s an admirable rawness in these pages that keeps the reader close.

Ed Wright, The Australian. Read the full review here.


In Susanna Freymark’s debut novel she draws upon her own life and experiences which makes the novel even more emotional and such a compelling read.

ABC Sunshine Coast. Read Mary Lou Stephen’s full interview here

Author Walter Mason takes a look at how technology played a part in the love affair in Losing February. Read his blog here.





Freymark’s writing is honest with a no frills approach, a realistic look at the dangers of the heart – and the heart broken – and the gruelling journey back from the edge of self-destruction. Losing February is a debut worth the hype, and well worth the wait.

Read the full review by Michelle Walker on Beauty & Lace here


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