Alicia Hope

Biography

Alicia Hope, human resources professional, bass player, bird lover, and author of women's fiction, lives in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia with her author husband and their two pet birds.

Alicia's stories feature credible characters in realistic situations and (mostly) Australian settings. Hers are feel-good books that readers of any age can curl up with on a rainy afternoon - or any time! - and enjoy. She suggests accompanying them with a barista-quality espresso and a generous slab of fine chocolate, and wishes her readers, 'Bon appétit!'

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Where to buy in print


Books

The Cafe Birds: Boxed Set
Series: The Cafe Birds, Boxed set. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The complete series, readers of which have said: 'It made me laugh.' 'It made me cry.' 'It made me hungry.' 'It made me want to meet ALL my girlfriends in a pretty cafe and laugh, cry and eat!' Five women calling themselves the Café Birds meet regularly over coffee 'n cake to share the ups and downs of life, love, and bird ownership - LOTS of ups 'n downs - so better bring on the coffees, STAT!
Cafe Birds: A Fine Canary Sang
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Australian English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 5 in the series (these books are best read in sequence). At their final gathering for the year, there are plenty of surprises in store for the café birds. For one thing, instead of meeting in a café they’re— Hang on, no spoilers! I’ll give you a little hint, though - better bring on the champers and canapés, STAT!
Cafe Birds: A Pied Cockatiel
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: Australian English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 4 in the series (these books are best read in sequence). It’s now their fourth gathering. Caitlin makes a shocking revelation about her ex, Nita admits to insulting her friend ‘Dump Man’, Paige makes romantic plans for an unwitting Darius, and Megan’s secrets start to unravel. Yikes! Better bring on the double-shot espressos, STAT!
Cafe Birds: The Magpie's Secret
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: Australian English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 3 in the series (books best read in sequence). The café birds are gobsmacked to hear of Nita’s new friend, ‘Dump Man’, Grace hides a nasty bruise under her leather jacket, and Caitlin has taken up cycling in G-strings and even ‘driving like she stole’ her ex’s flash car! And has Brad the baker uncovered one of Megan’s biggest secrets? ‘Phew, bring on the long blacks STAT!
Cafe Birds: Hard to Budgie
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 2 in the series (books best read in sequence). At this, their second gathering, there are surprises in store for the café birds. A not-so-mousey Caitlin's dramatic entrance leaves them stunned, Paige opens up about Rick's problems - is one of them Darius Winterbottom? - while Megan teases Grace about some Carey bloke - what's happened to Jake? Better bring on the flat whites, STAT!
Cafe Birds: Sparrowsong
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,600. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book one in the series, of which readers have said: 'It made me laugh.' 'It made me cry.' 'It made me hungry.' 'It made me want to meet ALL my girlfriends in a pretty cafe and laugh, cry and eat!' Five women calling themselves the Café Birds meet regularly over coffee 'n cake to share the ups and downs of life, love, and bird ownership - LOTS of ups 'n downs - so better bring on the coffees, STAT!
Sisters of War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A tale set in wartime Austria, of five women living under the ever-watchful eye of the Third Reich. To Australian Elise, world war two felt surreal, like a vague childhood memory. But sitting at the bedside of her critically ill mother-in-law, she was about to learn the harsh reality of what had happened during those dark times, from the lips of someone born in one of the darkest of dark places...
The Brande Legacy: Whispers at the Wall
Series: The Brande Legacy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book two in the Brande Legacy series, where mysteries lurk in the shadows and a legacy can be a gift, or a curse. Claire-Rose’s visit to Lorienne Castle and a reforged link with her family history has opened the floodgates — mysteries are coming at her from all quarters of the castle’s ‘spirited’ past. In Byron’s absence, who can she call upon to help her solve the mysteries ... and survive them?
The Brande Legacy
Series: The Brande Legacy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: Australian English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book one in the Brande Legacy series, where a legacy can be a gift ... or a curse. While holidaying at Lorienne Castle, Claire-Rose Brande becomes embroiled in an age-old mystery that touches her life, and her heart, in more ways than one.... Mysteries swirl wraith-like within the castle's walls. Are they trapped there, or will love triumph over the darkness, the deceit, and the bitterness?
Her Fortescue Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A short story with a modern take on an age-old dilemma. Why does writing about impossibly handsome, heroic types stop Alicia from finding one in real life? Is it because real-life heroes don't exist, or just that they're as rare as ... the Fortescue Diamond? Rare, maybe, but just how perfect must the right man be?
The Long Road to Loving Grayson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: Australian English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
What happens when two hearts, one badly bruised and the other trapped in an unhappy marriage, meet at the junction of long, dusty outback roads? Well, buckle up, ’cos there are plenty of roadblocks and obstacles ahead!
Maggie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: Australian English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50)
'A symbol of love and compassion,’ he whispered, pressing the cool stone into her hot hand—a hand wet with tears brushed from her face. She blinked and stared through the watery haze across her eyes at the dark object resting in her palm. It was a garnet, her garnet, Mal's parting gift. The gift she’d lost, but which had somehow found its way back to her, the way Mal never had...

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Smashwords book reviews by Alicia Hope

  • Death by Chocolate on March 29, 2012

    This is a great book. Well written and easy to read, it features likeable, realistic characters, and two of my favourite things - chocolate and a friendly puddy tat!