Erina Reddan's career began in journalism, predominantly as a foreign correspondent for the ABC. She won the coveted Walkley Award for her coverage of French nuclear testing in the South Pacific in 1996. She has also produced many documentaries. In 2001 Erina wrote Baby Daze, about the challenges of professional women becoming mothers. As an author she has appeared on Bert Newton's Good Morning Australia and Margaret Throsby's Desert Island Disks (ABC FM), as well as being extensively profiled in all major newspapers, including a three-page spread in the top national newspaper, the Sunday Telegraph. Erina has also won a major presentation award, the Holding Redlich pitching competition awarded by the South Pacific Association of Film and Television.
Erina is the mother of two young girls, and Lillia's Secret is her first novel.