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Maggie Alderson Maggie Alderson i(A5151 works by)
Born: Established: 1959 London,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1993
Heritage: English
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BiographyHistory

Alderson was born in London and educated in Scotland. In addition to writing novels, Alderson has been senior writer at the Sydney Morning Herald and a fashion columnist with Good Weekend.

Alderson lived in Australia for eight years before returning to live in Britain. She continues to write for Australian publications and visits Australia regularly.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Evangeline, The Wish Keeper's Helper Camberwell : Viking , 2011 Z1813996 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'This is a magical story about a toy elephant who is abandoned by her owner and sent to 'Toy Heaven' (called 'Upstairs' in this book). There she discovers that there is a place for her as a WishKeeper - someone who makes wishes come true.' (Trove)
2012 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
y separately published work icon How to Break Your Own Heart Surry Hills : Michael Joseph , 2008 Z1537908 2008 single work novel 'A woman in her late thirties, married to a man who doesn't want children. She really wants a baby and the book is about her struggle to decide whether to stay with him or leave.' Libraries Australia record
2009 finalist Romance Writers of Australia, Romantic Book of the Year Award Romantic Elements
2009 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Cents and Sensibility Camberwell : Viking , 2006 Z1311466 2006 single work novel humour Stella Fain has a rule for men she likes: Make them wait . . . But the gorgeous Jay proves an exception to the rule when he bowls Stella off her Prada wedges at a press junket on the Cote d'Azur. He might seem to have everything going for him, but Stella is about to realise that while jetset lifestyles can be fabulous, her career as a journalist isn't something she wants to jeopardise for any man, no matter how filthy-rich or gorgeous. And then there's her father - a six-times-married prime slice of Alpha Male with a grudge against inherited wealth . . . and Jay. There's no denying money makes the world go round and diamonds are a girl's best friend, but they don't make the path to love any easier to tread - with or without the Prada wedges. (Backcover)
2007 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
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