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), In a Great Southern Land (2019), Where Fortune Lies (2020) and Sisters of Freedom (2021).

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Mary-Anne O’Connor Articles

Your Preview Verdict: Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

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23 February 2022

Your Preview Verdict: Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

    Mary-Anne O'Connor on the Family Inspiration for Dressed by Iris

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    22 February 2022

    Mary-Anne O'Connor on the Family Inspiration for Dressed by Iris

      Vivid and Romantic: Read an Extract from Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

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      17 February 2022

      Vivid and Romantic: Read an Extract from Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

        Fabulous Historical Fiction: Read Our Review of Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O’Connor

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        15 February 2022

        Fabulous Historical Fiction: Read Our Review of Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O’Connor

          Live Book Event: Mary-Anne O'Connor, Author of Dressed by Iris

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          14 February 2022

          Live Book Event: Mary-Anne O'Connor, Author of Dressed by Iris

            Better Reading Preview: Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

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            4 January 2022

            Better Reading Preview: Dressed by Iris by Mary-Anne O'Connor

              Podcast: Mary-Anne O'Connor on her Work with Women's Shelters and Researching Women's Suffrage

              Podcast

              28 June 2021

              Podcast: Mary-Anne O'Connor on her Work with Women's Shelters and Researching Women's Suffrage

                Your Preview Verdict: Sisters of Freedom by Mary-Anne O'Connor

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                22 April 2021

                Your Preview Verdict: Sisters of Freedom by Mary-Anne O'Connor

                  Read our Q&A with Bestselling Author Mary-Anne O'Connor

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                  21 April 2021

                  Read our Q&A with Bestselling Author Mary-Anne O'Connor

                    Sisters of Freedom is Another Marvellous Australian Historical from Mary-Anne O’Connor

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                    20 April 2021

                    Sisters of Freedom is Another Marvellous Australian Historical from Mary-Anne O’Connor