Penelope Janu

Penelope Janu

A few years ago, after a fulfilling career as a lawyer and legal academic, I thought it was time to start writing the kinds of stories I’d always thought up but never written down. Not coincidentally, they were also the stories that I loved to read. Stories with little to do with corporations law or conveyancing contracts, and more to do with adventure and happy endings.

My first novel, In at the Deep End, was released in January, 2017. The story is set in Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches Peninsula with Antarctica – and a few other locations – featured as well.  My second novel, On the Right Track, was published by Harlequin Mira (an imprint of HarperCollins) in June 2018. This novel, set in a rural area in NSW, has been a joy to write, taking me back to my formative years where I was rarely seen out of riding boots!

When I’m not writing or thinking about writing, I happily embrace (most of the time) the chaos of a busy household, work, a large garden, travel, and walking my dogs. I have a wonderful husband and six fantastic children who, to varying degrees, are happy to proofread my scenes….

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