Beverley Eikli


Beverley Eikli wrote her first romance when she was seventeen. However, drowning the heroine on the last page (p550!) was, she discovered, not in the spirit of the genre so her romance-writing career ground to a halt and she became a journalist.

After throwing in her secure job on South Australia’s metropolitan daily, The Advertiser, to manage a luxury safari lodge in the Okavango Delta, in Botswana, Beverley discovered a new world of romance and adventure in a thatched cottage in the middle of a mopane forest with the handsome Norwegian bush pilot she met around a camp fire.

Eighteen years later, after exploring the world in the back of Cessna 404s and CASA 212s as an airborne geophysical survey operator during low-level sorties over the French Guyanese jungle and Greenland's ice cap, Beverley is back in Australia living a more conventional life with her husband and two daughters in a pretty country town an hour north of Melbourne. She writes Regency Historical Intrigue as Beverley Eikli and erotic historicals as Beverley Oakley.

Beverley won Choc Lit's Search for an Australian Star competition with her novel, The Reluctant Bride. Her second novel with Choc Lit, The Maid of Milan will be released in March 2014.

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The Reluctant Bride
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Choc Lit. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Can honour and action banish the shadows of old sins? Emily Micklen has no option after the death of her loving fiancé, Jack, but to marry the scarred, taciturn, soldier who represents her only escape from destitution. Winner of Choc LIt's Search for an Australian Star competition.

Beverley Eikli's tag cloud

baby    bride    espinonage    fiance    love    mystery    napoleon bonaparte    passion    passion and love    pregnant    regency    reluctant bride    spies    wedding