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Alison Stuart

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Where history meets romance. Alison Stuart is an award winning Australian writer of cross genre historical romances. Whether duelling with dashing cavaliers, wayward ghosts or in search of a murderer, her books provide a reader with a meaty plot, historical accuracy and characters who have to strive against adversity, always with the promise of a future together. Alison is a lapsed lawyer who has worked in the military and fire service, which may explain a predisposition to soldier heroes and men in uniform. She lives with her own personal hero and two needy cats in a historical area of Melbourne, Australia. Alison loves to hear from her readers and can be found at her website, Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads.

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Alison Stuart I suspect Writer's block is more a case of "Writer's laziness"... sometimes its best to just write through it. However I have found that by doing some…moreI suspect Writer's block is more a case of "Writer's laziness"... sometimes its best to just write through it. However I have found that by doing some other hand, brain connected activity (gardening, needlework, jigsaws etc.)... it often allows the brain to just drift and amazing ideas pop up.(less)
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As we edge closer to the Romance Writers of Australia Conference, writers across the country are polishing their 'pitches'. This is the one time of the year when a writer gets to front an editor or an agent and sell their book.
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Description: This short story was written on a visit to New Orleans. Suffering a bad case of jet lag and not wishing to wake my room mate, I sat in the bathroom at 2.00 am and wrote it. It was inspired by a visit to Oak Alley Plantation on the Mississipi just outside New Orleans. It was first published in the Emerald Anthology of short stories put out by Romance Writers of Australia in 2007.
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"Didn't think I would enjoy this book as the English Civil War is not my favourite period in history, but I loved it. Became a real page turner. Couldn't put it down. "
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A WILDERNESS OF SIN... begins in the aftermath of the battle of Naseby in June 1645 during which Hapless has been badly wounded in an altercation that has nothing to do with King and Parliament and everything to do with Trooper Gray. Once again the b ...more
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“Tom,’ he said quietly, ‘there is nothing I would like more in this world than to stay, but I am a soldier. I have a loyalty to my King. I have to go.’ A curtain of hair obscured the boy’s face and to Jonathan’s distress a large tear dissipated the blot of ink. ‘Don’t get killed,’ Tom said softly, his voice choked. ‘Mother thinks I’m too young to remember but I do. I saw him, all covered with blood, and Mother was crying and crying.’ ‘Your father?’ Jonathan asked, his chest tightening at the thought of what this child had witnessed. The boy nodded and looked up at him with brimming eyes. ‘I thought you were going to die too but you didn’t and I thought that meant you would stay.”
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“She could, she had reflected several times, snap her fingers at the whole shipload of Thorntons and leave them to drown in the tempest of their own choosing. She could, if it were not for one thing. She liked them.”
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