Janet Gover

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Janet Gover
Born DOB unknown
Melbourne, Australia
Pen name Janet Gover
Occupation novelist
Language English
Nationality Australian
Citizenship British
Period 2002–Present
Genre short stories, Romance
Notable awards Elizabeth Goudge Trophy

Janet Gover (b. Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian writer of over a dozen short stories and romance novels since 2002. In 2007 she won the Romantic Novelists' Association's Elizabeth Goudge Trophy.

She was Publicity Officer for the Romantic Novelists' Association in 2010.[1]


Janet Gover was born in Melbourne, Australia, and grew up in a small country town in Queensland. She studied Journalism and Politics at Queensland University.[2]

She worked as a reporter and producer of news and other factual TV programmes in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, where she works as a consultant. Married to an Englishman, she lives in London.[2]


Short Stories[edit]

  • The Last Dragon (2002)
  • The Reunion Concert (2002)
  • Where The Heart Is (2002) a.k.a. The Brown Pony
  • Home of the Dragon (2002) a.k.a. The Last Dragon
  • A Bush Christmas (2003)
  • A Song in His Heart (2003)
  • Pot Luck (2003) a.k.a. House Rules
  • ´Tis The Season (2003)
  • New Beginnings (2004)
  • To Love and To Cherish (2004) a.k.a. Snapshot in Time
  • My Hero (2007) a.k.a. The Romance Writer
  • Do You believe in Fairy Tales (2007) a.k.a. Fairy Godmothers Need Not Apply
  • Do You Believe In Fairies? (2008) a.k.a. Fairy Kiss
  • Homeward Bound (2008)
  • A Heavenly Child (2009)
  • The Homecoming (2009)
  • Waiting For a Wish (2009)
  • Genesis II (2010)
  • Sweet Memory (2013)
  • A Piece of Cake (2014)
  • The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts (2016)
  • The Road West (2016)
  • Second Chances (2016)


  • The Farmer Needs a Wife (2009)
  • The Bachelor and Spinster Ball (2009)
  • Girl Racers (2010)
  • Bring Me Sunshine (2013)
  • Flight To Coorah Creek (2014)
  • The Wild One (Coorah Creek series book 2) (2015)
  • Christmas at Coorah Creek (Coorah Creek series book 3) (2015)
  • Little Girl Lost (Coorah Creek series book 4) (2016)
  • Wedding Bells by The Creek (Coorah Creek series book 5) (2017)

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