Lucy Walker

Anne here, making a departure from the usual historical post, and delving into fairly recent history—reading history, that is. Mine. Stars

When I was a kid in (junior) high school, I often used to get "posted" off to my oldest sister's house during school holidays to help with her toddlers. She lived in Queensland, and I was in Victoria, so it was a very long train trip (two days or a day and a night) and even though I took heaps of books with me, inevitably I'd soon run out.

My sister had a small library of her own books, of course, which I powered through, and one of the authors she'd collected over the years was Lucy Walker, an Australian romance writer from the 1960's. I devoured these books (and suspect that along with Georgette Heyer they helped shape me as a romance writer.)

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