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Rachel Givney
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Rachel Givney

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Rachel Givney has worked on many of Australia’s most beloved and critically acclaimed shows including McLeod’s Daughters and Offspring. Her debut novel Jane in Love is an international bestseller and was judged “outstanding” by Booklist. Film rights have been optioned by Amazon Studios and DiNovi Pictures, the producers of Little Women. Her second novel, Secrets My Father Kept, was released in June 2021 to critical acclaim.

Books by Rachel Givney

Secrets My Father Kept

Set in Poland on the eve of the Second World War, Secrets My Father Kept is the gripping story of a young woman determined to uncover the truth behind her mother’s disappearance and the dark secret from her father's past.

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Jane in Love

Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past?

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Secrets My Father Kept by Rachel Givney

Rachel Givney talks about her new book Secrets My Father Kept.

Secrets My Father Kept book club notes

A captivating novel about love, sacrifice, secrets and resilience that's perfect for book club.

Rachel Givney Q&A

We sat down with the Jane in Love author to chat all things Austen, 1800s England, and artists with disastrous romantic lives.

Calling all Jane Austen fans

Jane Austen devotees or 'Janeites' celebrate their favourite author.

Jane in Love book club notes

Take your reading group on a time-travelling adventure with Jane Austen.