Pauline Montagna


Pauline Montagna was born into an Italian family in Melbourne, Australia. After obtaining a BA in French, Italian and History, she indulged her artistic interests through amateur theatre, while developing her accounting skills through a wide variety of workplaces culminating in the Australian film industry. In her mid-thirties, Pauline returned to university and qualified as a teacher of English as Second Language, a profession she pursued while completing a Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. She has now retired from full-teaching to concentrate on her writing.

Where to find Pauline Montagna online


A Bouquet of Sweet Nothings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: Australian English. Published: January 12, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Collections & Anthologies
In this collection of romance novelettes, a rector’s daughter is caught up in a web of secrets and intrigue, a single mother faces a dilemma when her child’s father comes back into her life, an older woman struggles with her unspoken desires, and a single woman finds herself wooed by three men.
William Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » Renaissance
A novelization of William Shakespeare's ever popular play 'The Taming of The Shrew'.
Echoes and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: Australian English. Published: January 6, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this collection of short stories, a princess finds true love, misdirected messages cause romantic havoc, a honeymooning couple must face painful home truths, and shocking family secrets are uncovered.
Suburban Terrors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Do we really know what secrets lurk behind the tall fences and locked doors of our city’s suburbs? Here are twelve stories that delve into that mysterious realm. You’ll find a few thrills, a touch of horror, a ghost or two… and much more.
The Slave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Aurelia Rubbini, the only child of a rich merchant in fourteenth century Italy, has been raised to be a dutiful daughter, wife and mother, but she longs for something more than the restricted life intended for her. Then one day, her father brings home from a buying trip an Asian slave boy, Batu, who will reshape Aurelia’s destiny.
In Search of Shakespeare
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
An ambitious scholar from the fourth millennium stakes his reputation on the genius of an obscure Elizabethan poet, one William Shakespeare.
Not Wisely but Too Well
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
How did Will Shakspere of Stratford-upon-Avon, the son of illiterate parents, with barely a grammar school education, become the greatest playwright the English theatre will ever know? How did he learn his craft? How did he gain the knowledge his plays display? What was his own experience of the love, passion, pain and ambition he wrote into every line? This is the story of how that journey began
Secrets and Suspicions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: British English. Published: September 10, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Elizabeth Howard is invited to spend a few weeks at the home of one of her pupils, the sister of a young baronet, she does not expect to be taken for a rich heiress or to be involved in romantic intrigues.
Ever the Bridesmaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Helen has made the mistake of being a bridesmaid three times. But on this, her first trip overseas, is it finally her turn to be the bride?
Out of the Ashes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Can a new love be born out of the ashes of an old love gone wrong? This is the dilemma Marian must face when Russell comes back into her life after abandoning her for a job in New York.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: Australian English. Published: September 10, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Linda is bereft when Marcus, her enchanting young hairdresser, announces he's returning to England. Linda offers to marry him so he can stay in Australia, but is this marriage of convenience too painful to bear?