Heather Rose is the bestselling eight-novel Australian author. Heather writes for children and adults alike. Her adult novels include Bruny, The Modern Love Museum, The Wife of the River & The Butterfly Man.
The Stella Prize 2017, the Christina Stead Prize and the Margaret Scott Prize have been won by the Museum of Modern Love. It has been shortlisted for the Medal of the Australian Literary Society and longlisted for the IMPAC Awards. It was published internationally, and has been translated into many languages. Both the screen rights and the stage rights were acquired.
Bruny is a political thriller, family saga and novel about the new world order, published in 2019. Described as 'more a hand grenade than a book,' What are you going to do to protect your loved place? And how far will the Government of Australia go to placate foreign interests?
The first novel by Heather, White Heart, was published in 1999. It was followed in 2005 by The Butterfly Man - a story based on British peer Lord Lucan's disappearance in 1974. The Butterfly Man has been longlisted for the IMPAC Awards, shortlisted for the Nita B Kibble Award, and won an Australian woman's 2006 Davitt Award for the Crime Fiction Novel of the Year.
Heather writes the acclaimed Tuesday McGillycuddy children's series with award-winning author Danielle Wood under the pen name Angelica Banks. The series starts with sequels Finding Serendipity A Week Without Tuesday and Blueberry Pancakes Forever. For best fantasy children's fiction the novels have been shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards and are published internationally.
Heather lives on Tasmania Island.... Read More