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Alison is the author of EON and EONA, a New York Times Bestselling fantasy duology which has sold into seventeen countries and been translated into ten languages. EON was short-listed for Victorian, NSW, and WA Premier’s Literary awards, and won the 2008 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel. It was also listed as an American Library Association Best Young Adult Book (2010), a James Tiptree Jr. Honour book, and a CBCA Notable Book.

Alison’s first novel, Singing the Dogstar Blues, won the 1998 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel, and was also listed as an American Library Association Best Book (2004) and CBCA Notable Book. Her second novel, a crime thriller titled Killing the Rabbit, was published in the USA and shortlisted for the 200
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Hi All,

Miss Stanwell has some close encounters with Lord Dansworth and Commander Hayden! Things are getting very intense for a simple Regency gal! Find out all in Chapter 10 of Trust and Tribulation, the online Regency serial I am writing for the Jane Austen Festival Australia blog at http://janeaustenfestival.blogspot.com.a...

New to Miss Anthea Stanwell's adventures? You can catch up with Ch... Read more of this blog post »
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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon,...
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Eona: The Last Dragoneye (E...
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Singing the Dogstar Blues
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Eon & Eona, a Duology Series
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“I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life.”
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“There was a saying that a man's true character was revealed in defeat. I thought it was also revealed in victory.”
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“You are wrong when you say there is no power in being a woman. When I think of my mother and the women in my tribe, and the hidden women in the harem, I know there are many types of power in this world...I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life? I don't think I could do it.”
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