Beverley Eikli

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Since my earliest memories of growing up in Mokhotlong, ‘the British Empire’s remotest Outpost’ in the African mountainous kingdom of Lesotho, I’ve loved adventure.

After Independence I emigrated with my family to Adelaide, Australia, where I did my schooling before getting a job as a journalist, writing fiction in the evenings and features for newspapers and magazines during the day.

In my twenties, the chance discovery of my grandfather's pictorial diary led to my visiting Botswana, the country where he and my father were born and brought up. My holiday resulted in an unexpected job offer to manage a safari lodge for two months in the beautiful Okavango Delta. There I met and - after a whirlwind courtship - married my handsome Norwegian bus
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My First London Book Launch - at The Chocolate Museum


And now I'm back on Australian soil having had the most varied and interesting five weeks overseas. The first few weeks in Norway were a whirl (and will be covered in my next blog post) while the highlight of my final week in England was catching up with old friends, and attending my book launch at The Chocolate Museum, a lovely atmospheric venue (which served the best coffee with chocolate zes... Read more of this blog post »
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A Little Deception (Romance)
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Description: A one-night charade to save the family sugar plantation wins loyal and determined Rose Chesterfield more than she bargained for – marriage to the deliciously notorious rake, Viscount Rampton. "A love match!" proclaims London's catch of the season who happily admits he has been hoist on his own petard. But when his new wife is implicated in the theft of several diamond necklaces he wonders if her deception goes beyond trapping him into marriage. Is she the innocent she claims, or a scheming fortune hunter with a penchant for money, mischief and men? Nominated Favourite Historical of 2011 by ARRA (Australian Romance Readers Association).
Lady Farquhar's Butterfly (Romance)
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Description: Falsely branded an adulteress and stripped of her child by her vengeful late husband, Olivia, Lady Farquhar unexpectedly discovers a deep and mutual love with the boy's guardian, Max Atherton. But happiness with the kind and amusing Max is not an option when the secrets of the past return to haunt her.
Saving Grace - written under my Beverley Oakley name (Romance)
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Description: It’s 1874 and London’s most beautiful and hard-hearted prostitute, Grace Fortune, is preparing for her next job. She’s the special initiation ‘gift’ procured by a mother in fashionable Mayfair for her son’s twenty-first birthday. When Grace discovers she is to be servicing the man whose secret she’d guarded at the cost of her once-secure position as a housemaid and whose betrayal has plunged her into this hated life, she wants revenge. That is, until the re-emergence of malevolent forces which destroyed the couple’s young love. Now David and Grace must reconcile the past and fight for a different kind of justice to salvage their dignity and find happiness.

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Passionate read and exciting plot. I really liked the way the author explored the emotions and conflicts of two characters in love who live in such contrasting words: a city-dwelling professional heroine with a strong moral purpose and a seemingly em ...more
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I was really drawn in by the author's beautiful descriptions of the court of King Louis XIV The Sun King, through the perceptions of the innocent Cecilia who was destined to become his mistress. As I tore through the pages, sizzling sexual tension be ...more
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