ROXANE DHAND

Agent: Hattie Grunewald

Biography: Roxane Dhand was born in Kent and entertained her sisters with imaginative stories from a young age. She was educated at James Allen's Girls' School in SE London and studied English and French at London University. In 1978 she moved to Switzerland where she began her professional career in public relations. Back in England and many years later on, she taught French in both the maintained and private sectors. Now retired, she is finally able to indulge her passion for storytelling once more.

Roxane loves reading, writing, researching, travelling and cooking for her friends and family. Her debut novel, THE PEARLER'S WIFE sprang from a visit to Broome, NW Australia.

 THE PEARLER'S WIFE  Bantam Australia/Harper Impulse UK, Feb 2018 Historical, 326 pages  From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, THE PEARLER'S WIFE is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history.

THE PEARLER'S WIFE

Bantam Australia/Harper Impulse UK, Feb 2018
Historical, 326 pages

From the high seas to the deep seabed, from the latticed verandahs of Buccaneer Bay to the gambling dens in Asia Place, THE PEARLER'S WIFE is a stunning debut, inspired by a small yet pivotal moment in Australian history.