Mary-Anne O'Connor
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Mary-Anne O'Connor

Bestselling author Mary-Anne O'Connor has a combined arts education degree with specialties in environment, music and literature. After a successful marketing career she now focuses on writing fiction and non-fiction as well as public speaking.Mary-Anne lives in a house overlooking her beloved bushland in northern Sydney with her husband Anthony, their two sons Jimmy and Jack, and their very spoilt dog Saxon. Her previous novels are Gallipoli Street (2015), Worth Fighting For (2016), War Flower (2017) and In a Great Southern Land (2019).

Books by Mary-Anne O'Connor

Mary-Anne O’Connor Articles

Where Fortune Lies Author, Mary-Anne O'Connor on Researching Women in the 1880s

Review | Author Related

6 April 2020

Where Fortune Lies Author, Mary-Anne O'Connor on Researching Women in the 1880s

    Mary-Anne O'Connor's Where Fortune Lies is Absolutely Fabulous Storytelling

    Review | Our Review

    6 April 2020

    Mary-Anne O'Connor's Where Fortune Lies is Absolutely Fabulous Storytelling

      Author Mary-Anne O’Connor Reminds us that The Oldest Cure for Boredom is in the Book

      News | Author Related | Book Life

      17 March 2020

      Author Mary-Anne O’Connor Reminds us that The Oldest Cure for Boredom is in the Book

        Podcast: Mary-Anne O’Connor, Author of In a Great Southern Land, Discusses her Creative Family and Getting Published

        Podcast

        13 May 2019

        Podcast: Mary-Anne O’Connor, Author of In a Great Southern Land, Discusses her Creative Family and Getting Published

          Sons, Chaos and Love: Mary-Anne O’Connor, Author of In a Great Southern Land, Reflects on Kids vs Teens

          News

          7 May 2019

          Sons, Chaos and Love: Mary-Anne O’Connor, Author of In a Great Southern Land, Reflects on Kids vs Teens

            Walking in their shoes: Read a Q&A with Mary-Anne O'Connor about her new book, In a Great Southern Land

            News

            5 April 2019

            Walking in their shoes: Read a Q&A with Mary-Anne O'Connor about her new book, In a Great Southern Land

              Another side to humanity's story: In a Great Southern Land author Mary-Anne O'Connor on the importance on women in historical fiction

              News

              30 March 2019

              Another side to humanity's story: In a Great Southern Land author Mary-Anne O'Connor on the importance on women in historical fiction

                Star-Crossed Lovers: Read an extract from In a Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                News

                27 March 2019

                Star-Crossed Lovers: Read an extract from In a Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                  Enthralling Historical Fiction: Review of In a Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                  News

                  26 March 2019

                  Enthralling Historical Fiction: Review of In a Great Southern Land by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                    Start Reading 'War Flower' by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                    News

                    17 October 2017

                    Start Reading 'War Flower' by Mary-Anne O'Connor