Paula J Beavan grew up in the Hunter Valley, where her love of reading and a good yarn inspired a desire to write. On discovering a family connection to one of the Hunter Valley first settlers, she turned her hand to historical fiction.
Paula won the Australian Romance Reader’s Association 2021 Favourite Debut Romance Author, for her book, Daughter of the Hunter Valley.
Her second novel, The Bullock Drier’s Wife, is set to be published in 2024
You’ll have a chance to chat with Paula in person about her book and her career at the Picnic in the Park as part of the 2023 Scone Literary Festival