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Fiona McIntosh

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Fiona McIntosh is an internationally bestselling author of novels for adults and children. She co-founded an award-winning travel magazine with her husband, which they ran for fifteen years while raising their twin sons before she became a full-time author. Fiona roams the world researching and drawing inspiration for her novels, and runs a series of highly respected fiction masterclasses. She calls South Australia home.

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Hot chocolate sauce

Try this indulgent recipe from The Chocolate Tin author Fiona McIntosh.

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Fiona McIntosh’s enviable research trip behind her book The Chocolate Tin.

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Researching The Tea Gardens

Fiona McIntosh on studying 1930’s Britain and India in pursuit of the perfect setting for her latest novel.

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The Pearl Thief by Fiona McIntosh

The thrilling new blockbuster by the bestselling author of THE TEA GARDENS. Learn more: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-pearl-thief-9780143796626

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‘It won’t matter how many diamonds you find if you lose the love of your child.’ The Diamond Hunter is the new historical blockbuster from the bestselling author of The Pearl Thief, Fiona McIntosh. Learn More: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/diamond-hunter-the-9780143787792

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The 40th anniversary edition of THERE'S A HIPPOPOTAMUS ON OUR ROOF EATING CAKE by Hazel Edwards with illustrations by Deborah Niland, read aloud by author of THE PEARL THIEF and THE DIAMOND HUNTER, Fiona McIntosh. Find out more: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/theres-a-hippopotamus-on-our-roof-eating-cake-40th-anniversary-edition-9781760896270 #TheresAHippopotamusOnOurRoofEatingCake #HazelEdwards #FionaMcInTosh #DeborahNiland

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The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh

From the killing fields of Ypres to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France, The Champagne War is a heart-stopping adventure about the true power of love and hope to light the way during war. https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-champagne-war-9780143795452

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Free Fiona McIntosh eBook

Download McIntosh’s story behind her novel, The Perfumer’s Secret.

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The Chocolate Tin book club notes

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Absorb the heroism, heartache and healing of The Tea Gardens with your book club.

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The Pearl Thief book club notes

A sweeping, epic story of love and betrayal from Fiona McIntosh; The Pearl Thief will leave a lasting impression on your book club.

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Fiona McIntosh Q&A

The bestselling author of The Tea Gardens discusses her penchant for the crime and thriller genre. 

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The Diamond Hunter book club notes

Fiona McIntosh's new historical blockbuster is sure to spark an engaging book club conversation. 

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What you should read next based on your fave Netflix shows

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Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.

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Fiona McIntosh on DCI Jack Hawksworth

The bestselling author discusses tapping back into Jack's world, twisty-turny stories and her favourite crime dramas.

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The Spy's Wife book club notes

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Fiona McIntosh on writing a 'fish out of water' tale

The much-loved author chats to us about researching The Spy's Wife on the cusp of the pandemic starting, studying 1930s German history and baking cherry cakes.