About the author

Beverley Oakley

<strong>Beverley was seventeen when she bundled up her first 500+ page romance and sent it to a publisher. Rejection followed swiftly. Drowning one’s heroine on the last page, she was informed, was not in line with the expectations of romance readers.<br>​​​​​​​</strong><br>So Beverley became a journalist.<br>​​​​​​​<br>After a whirlwind romance with a handsome Norwegian bush pilot she met in Botswana's beautiful Okavango Delta, Beverley discovered what real romance was all about, saved her heroine from a watery grave in her next manuscript and published her first romance in 2009.<br>​​​​​​​<br>Since then, she’s written more than thirty historical romances laced with mystery and intrigue under the names Beverley Oakley and Beverley Eikli.<br>​​​​​​​<br>She also writes psychological historical mysteries, and Colonial-Africa-set romantic suspense, as B. G. Nettelton.<br><br>With an inspiring view of a Gothic nineteenth-century insane asylum across the road, Beverley lives north of Melbourne with her gorgeous husband, two lovely daughters and a rambunctious Rhodesian Ridgeback called Mombo, named after the safari lodge where she and her husband met.<br>​​​​​​​<br><strong>You can also:<br>​​​​​​​​​​​</strong><br>• Sign up to her newsletter for a free book, sales of books in her genre (and her own books), as well as updates on her characters and writing world.<br>​​​​​​​<br>• Like her on Facebook<br>​​​​​​​<br>• Follow her on BookBub and TikTok<br><br>​​​​​​​• Buy her audiobooks<br><br>• Visit her Website (where you can sign up to her newsletter) at www.beverleyoakley.com<br><br>