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Victoria Purman Victoria Purman i(6603073 works by)
Gender: Female
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Victoria Purman is an Australian romance writer. She studied journalism at university, worked as a television and radio journalist, a speechwriter, a publicist, a communications consultant, a political adviser, and a public servant. (Source: Author's website)

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y separately published work icon The Three Miss Allens Australia : Mira Books , 2016 10056835 2016 single work novel romance historical fiction

'In 1934, the three Miss Allens - Ruby, Adeline and Clara - arrive in the seaside town of Remarkable Bay for their annual summer holiday. It’s the last time they’ll spend summers as a family. Adeline is engaged, Ruby is weighing up an offer, and Clara is just eighteen and about to start her life. But by summer’s end, the lives they have known will change irrevocably and a mysterious secret will tear the family apart.

'Eighty-two years later, Ruby’s great-granddaughter Roma Harris moves to the now sleepy Remarkable Bay, retreating from tragedy. Roma’s distant cousin Addy arrives too, fleeing a life with too much drama. It’s only when the women discover an old guest book that they start asking questions about the mysterious third Miss Allen. Who was she? Why has she disappeared from the family’s history?

'If they solve this mystery from their past, could it change the women’s futures?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
y separately published work icon Only We Know Australia : Harlequin Mira , 2015 8607516 2015 single work novel romance

'A rugged island. Two people. Family secrets.

'When Calla Maloney steps on the boat to Kangaroo Island, she’s filled with dread. Part of it is simple seasickness but the other part is pure trepidation. She’s not on a holiday but a mission: to track down her estranged brother, who she hasn’t seen since her family splintered two years before.

'Firefighter Sam Hunter left the island twenty years ago and has made a habit out of staying as far away as he can get. But when his father’s illness forces him home, he finds himself playing bad cop to his dad and reluctant tour guide to a redhead with no sense of direction.

'As Sam and Calla dig deeper into their long-buried family secrets, they discover that no one is an island and that opening up their hearts to love again might be the most dangerous thing they will ever do.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2015 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
y separately published work icon Nobody But Him North Sydney : Harlequin Mira , 2013 6603134 2013 single work novel romance

'At 18, Julia Jones left for the city with a head full of grand plans for an exciting life that certainly didn't include her home town of Middle Point on the coast of South Australia – or Ryan Blackburn.

Fifteen years later, she's forced to put her big city life on hold and go home to finalise her mother's estate. When she runs smack bang into Ryan, the town's new champion, the sensible thing would be to head back on Melbourne as fast as her stilettos can carry her.

But Julia finds his offer of a helping hand and a hot body too good to refuse. What she doesn't realise is that saying goodbye to her home town – and to Ry – will be so much harder the second time around.' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 finalist Romance Writers of Australia, Romantic Book of the Year Award Romantic Elements
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