Joyce Dingwell


Born
Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Died
August 02, 1997

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Enid Joyce Owen Dingwell, née Starr, was born on 1908 in Ryde, New South Wales, Australia. She wrote, as Joyce Dingwell and Kate Starr, 80 romance novels for Mills & Boon from 1931 to 1986. She was the first Australian writer living in Australia to be published by Mills & Boon. Her novel The House in the Timberwood (1959), was made into a motion picture, The Winds of Jarrah (1983). Her work was particularly notable for its use of the Australian land, culture, and people. She passed away on 2 August 1997 in Kincumber, New South Wales. ...more

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The Road Boss

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“But you would still settle for me if I were that last, wouldn't you? Women are like that. They have to have a male.”
Joyce Dingwell, The All-the-Way Man

“My romance writing began with an avid romance-reading mother who devoured so many romances each week that I decide to save library trips by supplementing the supply myself.”
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