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Anne Gracie Anne Gracie i(A48919 works by) (birth name: Anne Dunn)
Born: Established: 1955 Warrnambool, Warrnambool area, Western District, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Anne Gracie is a multiple award-winning romance writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She is a former president of Romance Writers of Australia.

The daughter of two teachers, Anne Gracie attended six different schools in twelve years, before completing the last four years of high school at the same school. As a child, she and her family travelled across Australia, Europe, and Asia: she lived in Scotland, Malaysia, and Greece at various times. After university, she worked as a teacher of English and a school counsellor before returning to her childhood interest in writing.

Gracie's novels have won awards in Australia and the United States: in 2016, she was voted Favourite Australian Romance Author in the Australian Romance Readers Awards, a position for which she has been a finalist every year since 2012.

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y separately published work icon Marry in Scandal New York (City) : Berkley Publishing Corporation , 2018 13410345 2018 single work novel romance historical fiction

'A shy heiress and a well-known rake face a scandal-forced marriage that might be true love in the latest irresistible romance from the national bestselling author of Marry in Haste.

'Shy young heiress, Lady Lily Rutherford, is in no hurry to marry. She dreams of true love and a real courtship. But when disaster strikes, she finds herself facing a scandal-forced marriage to her rescuer, Edward Galbraith, a well known rake.

'Despite his reputation Lily is drawn to the handsome Galbraith. In the gamble of her life, she agrees to marry him, hoping to turn a convenient marriage into a love match.

'As heir to a title, Galbraith knows he must wed, so a convenient marriage suits him perfectly. But there is a darkness in his past, and secrets he refuses to share with his tender-hearted young bride. All Lily's efforts to get close to him fall on stony ground, and in desperation she retreats to his childhood home--the place he's avoided for nearly a decade.

'Must Lily reconcile herself to a marriage without love? Or will Galbraith realize that this warm-hearted, loving girl is the key to healing the wounds of his past--and his heart?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 finalist Romance Writers of Australia, Romantic Book of the Year Award Historical Romance
2018 winner Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
y separately published work icon Marry in Haste New York (City) : Berkley Publishing Corporation , 2017 10891480 2017 single work novel romance historical fiction

'Major Calbourne Rutherford returns to England on the trail of an assassin, only to find he’s become Lord Ashendon, with the responsibility for vast estates and dependent relatives. Cal can command the toughest of men, but his wild half-sisters are quite another matter. They might just be his undoing.

'When he discovers that Miss Emmaline Westwood, the girls’ former teacher, guides them with ease, Cal offers her a marriage of convenience. But strong-minded and independent Emm is neither as compliant nor as proper as he expected, and Cal finds himself most inconveniently seduced by his convenient wife.

'Emm knows they didn’t marry for love, yet beneath her husband’s austere facade, she catches glimpses of a man who takes her breath away. As pride, duty and passion clash, will these two stubborn hearts find more than they ever dreamed of?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Historical Romance
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