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Hearts N Wined – Romance WA Style

HNW BannerWe think it’s a marriage made in Heaven. Words, Wine, Romance and Western Australian writers.

Welcome! Hearts n Wined is on Facebook to promote Western Australian authors, encourage WA aspiring writers and to promote and progress all things WA based for writing workshops, events, and festivals.
If you’re a reader of fiction, of romance or fiction with romantic elements (wherever you are in the world) we’re glad you joined us and we look forward to chatting.
If you’re a Western Australian author, aspiring writer, bookshop, event, workshop or library facilitator or coordinator OR if you are an author with a story set in WA, please take a look at our Rules of Engagement and then feel free to post to introduce yourselves, tell us what you’re writing (or organising) and where we can find you.

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Who are we?

♥ Claire Boston was a voracious reader as a child, devouring anything by Enid Blyton as well as series such as Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden, The Baby-sitters Club and Sweet Valley High. Then one school holidays when she’d run out of books to read, her mum handed her ‘Hot Ice’ by Nora Roberts and she instantly fell in love with romance novels.

When she’s not reading or writing she can be found in the garden attempting to grow vegetables, or racing around a vintage motocross track. If she can convince anyone to play with her, she also enjoys cards and board games. Claire was born in Western Australia, and lives just south of Perth, with her husband, who loves even her most annoying quirks, and her two grubby, but adorable Australian bulldogs. Her debut novel What Goes on Tour was published by Momentum in February 2014.


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Jennie Jones is a Welsh born Australian citizen. Jennie has lived in Western Australia for over 18 years and is married to a rugby loving New Zealander, has a WA born teenage daughter, a WA born chocolate Labrador, two WA born rescue cats, a WA born rabbit, an axolotl from goodness knows where and her daughter has an American-bred but born in Australia thoroughbred horse.

Jennie’s debut novel The House on Burra Burra Lane was published by Harlequin (Australia) digital-first imprint, Escape Publishing in June 2013 and went to trade paperback with Harlequin (Australia) MIRA in January 2014. Jennie has four more novels penned in this series, two of which will release in late 2014/early 2015.


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Juanita Kees is a South African born West Aussie, graduated from the Australian College QED, Bondi with a diploma in Proofreading, Editing and Publishing, and achieved her dream of becoming a published author in 2012 with the release of her debut romantic suspense, Fly Away Peta, the prequel in the Tag Raiders series. Book 1, Under the Hood, followed in 2013 as one of the first releases from Harlequin’s digital pioneer, Escape Publishing. Book 2, Under Cover of Dark, is due for release in 2014.

Juanita works as a freelance editor assisting authors in polishing their work for submission. She escapes the real world to write stories starring spirited heroines who give the hero a run for his money before giving in. When she’s not writing, editing or proofreading, Juanita is the cleaning fairy and mother to three boys (hubby included, his toys are just a little more expensive). Her not-so-miniature Daschund, Sam is her critique partner and keeps her company while writing.  Juanita loves to hear from fans and would love for you to enjoy herwriting journey with her at:

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Lily Malone juggles part-time work and family with writing, and when not writing, likes gardening, walking, wine, and walking in gardens (sometimes with wine). Lily lives in Margaret River and is the author of His Brand of Beautiful and The Goodbye Ride. Her latest release is Fairway to Heaven, about love on the golf course and lust in the sand bunkers, set in the beautiful location of West Australia’s Geographe Bay.


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