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Michelle Montebello Michelle Montebello i(18377251 works by)
Gender: Female
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Sydney-based author of romance novels.

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y separately published work icon The Lost Letters of Playfair Street Australia : Michelle Montebello , 2020 20846333 2020 single work novel historical fiction

'A lover’s game. A chest of clues.

'Come find me... I’ll be waiting…

'1929: On the night of her engagement to austere banker Floyd Clark, Charlotte Greene meets enigmatic Sydney Harbour Bridge engineer, Alexander Young.

'Their encounter is brief, but their attraction instant.

'During a second-chance meeting, Alex invites Charlotte to play a game with him, one of daring clues and secret meeting places. She accepts and they embark on a thrilling lover’s chase across the city.

'But with her arranged marriage to Floyd looming, will she have the strength to let Alex go?

'Present Day: Paige Westwood is helping her boss establish a publishing company in his newly-purchased Playfair Street house in The Rocks, Sydney. In the attic, she discovers a chest of old clues that lead the reader on a journey across the city.

'Paige contacts the former owner, Ryan Greene, who explains the clues belonged to his great-aunt Charlotte, who once lived in the house, but who mysteriously disappeared in 1929.

'Together, they follow Charlotte and Alex’s clues to unravel a fascinating tale of lies and intrigue, of two lovers bound by hope, but also by deceit. Can they solve the mystery of Charlotte’s disappearance or has all hope been lost to the past?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 winner Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
y separately published work icon Beautiful, Fragile Australia : Michelle Montebello , 2019 18377629 2019 single work novel

'We'd hurt each other, my soulmate and me…

'Faith James is found on a remote beach in the south of Spain with a head injury and no recollection of how she got there. Recovering in hospital, she is desperate to return to her twenty-five-year-old, single life in Sydney.

'But Faith has lost ten years of memories and her world becomes unrecognisable.

'Her husband, Will, arrives to collect her, and she is told she has three young children waiting at home in London.

'So begins the emotional journey to reclaim the life she's forgotten, learn how to be a wife and mother, and mend a broken marriage. She wants to remember everything…

'But are all memories worth fighting for, even the ones that hurt?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
y separately published work icon The Quarantine Station Australia : Michelle Montebello , 2019 18377543 2019 single work novel

'The rules were crystal clear. She broke them all…

'1918 ... When Rose Porter arrives on the shores of Sydney with little money, she must take a job as a parlourmaid at the mysterious North Head Quarantine Station. It's a place of turmoil, segregated classes and strict rules concerning employee relationships.

'But as Rose learns, some rules were made to be broken.

'2019 ... Over a century later, Emma Wilcott lives a secluded life in Sydney where her one-hundred-year-old grandmother, Gwendoline, is all she has. Gwendoline is suffering dementia and her long-term memories take her wandering at night. Emma realises she is searching for someone from her past.

'Emma's investigation leads her to the Quarantine Station where she meets Matt, the station carpenter, and together they unravel a mystery so compelling it has the power to change lives, the power to change everything Emma ever knew about herself.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
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