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Alison Stuart Alison Stuart i(A123190 works by)
Also writes as: A.M. Stuart
Born: Established:
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Kenya,
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East Africa, Africa,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1960-1969
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BiographyHistory

Alison Stuart is an award-winning author, and writer of short stories.She writes historical romance and is a past president of the Romance Writers of Australia. She was guest speaker at the Boonah Writers Festival in 2019.

Alison moved to Australia from Kenya with her family in the late 1960s, and settled in Melbourne. She studied Law and Arts at the University of Melbourne.

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y separately published work icon The Postmistress Chatswood : Mira Books , 2019 15414354 2019 single work novel romance historical fiction

'To forge a new life she must first deal with her past...

'1871. Adelaide Greaves and her young son have found sanctuary in the Australian town of Maiden's Creek, where she works as a postmistress. The rough Victorian goldmining settlement is a hard place for a woman - especially as the other women in town don't know what to make of her - but through force of will and sheer necessity, Adelaide carves out a role.

'But her past is coming to find her, and the embittered and scarred Confederate soldier Caleb Hunt, in town in search of gold and not without a dark past of his own, might be the only one who can help. Can Adelaide trust him? Can she trust anyone?

'When death and danger threaten - some from her past, some borne of the Australian bush - she must swallow her pride and turn to Caleb to join her in the fight, a fight she is determined to win...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
y separately published work icon Exile's Return Australia : Escape Publishing , 2016 9200116 2016 single work novel romance historical fiction

'England, 1659: Following the death of Cromwell, a new king is poised to ascend the throne of England. One by one, those once loyal to the crown begin to return ...

'Imprisoned, exiled and tortured, fugitive Daniel Lovell returns to England, determined to kill the man who murdered his father. But his plans for revenge must wait, as the King has one last mission for him.

'Agnes Fletcher's lover is dead, and when his two orphaned children are torn from her care by their scheming guardian, she finds herself alone and devastated by the loss. Unwilling to give up, Agnes desperately seeks anyone willing to accompany her on a perilous journey to save the children and return them to her care. She didn't plan on meeting the infamous Daniel Lovell. She didn't plan on falling in love.

'Thrown together with separate quests – and competing obligations – Daniel and Agnes make their way from London to the English countryside, danger at every turn. When they are finally given the opportunity to seize everything they ever hoped for, will they find the peace they crave, or will their fledgling love be a final casualty of war?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
y separately published work icon Lord Somerton's Heir Australia : Escape Publishing , 2014 8330724 2014 single work novel romance historical fiction

'Can the love of an honourable man save her from the memory of a desolate marriage?

'From the battlefield of Waterloo to the drawing rooms of Brantstone Hall, Sebastian Alder’s elevation from penniless army captain to Viscount Somerton is the stuff of dreams. But the cold reality of an inherited estate in wretched condition, and the suspicious circumstances surrounding his cousin’s death, provide Sebastian with no time for dreams — only a mystery to solve and a murderer to bring to justice.

'Isabel, widow of the late Lord Somerton, is desperate to bury the memory of her unhappy marriage by founding the charity school she has always dreamed of. Except, her dreams are soon shattered from beyond the grave when she is not only left penniless, but once more bound to the whims of a Somerton.

'But this Somerton is unlike any man she has met. Can the love of an honourable man heal her broken heart or will suspicion tear them apart?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2014 shortlisted Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
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