Valerie Parv

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Valerie Parv
Born DOB unknown
Australia
Pen name Valerie Parv
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Australian
Period 1982-Present
Genre Romantic novel
Website
www.valerieparv.com

Valerie Parv AM is a popular Australian writer of over 70 romance novels, with more than 29 millions sales.[1] She published her novels in Mills & Boon's since 1982.

Biography[edit]

Valerie Parv married Paul, who was a crocodile hunter in the tropical north of Australia. They lived for some years in Sydney. Her husband became a cartoonist, and they moved to the capital city, Canberra. They were married for 38 years prior to her husband's death in 2008.[1]

Valerie published her first novels in 1982. She is recognised as a media spokesperson for all things romantic in Australia.

Awards and Honours[edit]

Parv has been an Australia Day Ambassador for the National Australia Day Council since 2006. She has also been awarded the Romantic Times Book Reviews New York Pioneer of Romance Award.[2]

In 2015 Parv was made a member of the Order of Australia for "significant service to the arts as a prolific author, and as a role model and mentor to young emerging writers".[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Single Novels[edit]

  • Love's greatest gamble (1982)
  • Bound for Kosciusko (1982)
  • Remember Me, My Love (1983)
  • The Tall Dark Stranger (1983)
  • Dreaming Dunes (1984)
  • Man and Wife (1985)
  • Heartbreak Plains (1985)
  • Ask Me No Questions (1985)
  • The Love Artist (1986)
  • Return to Faraway (1986)
  • Boss of Yarrakina (1986)
  • The Leopard Tree (1987)
  • Snowy River Man (1987)
  • Man Shy (1987)
  • Sapphire Nights (1987)
  • Centerfold (1988)
  • Man without a Past (1988)
  • Crocodile Creek (1988)
  • Tasmanian Devil (1989)
  • Lightning's Lady (1990)
  • That Midas Man (1990)
  • A Fair Exchange (1991)
  • Far from Over (1991)
  • Island of Dreams (1992)
  • Love Like Gold (1992)
  • Lovers' Moon (1993)
  • Flight of Fancy (1993)
  • Outback Temptation (1994)
  • Flight of Fantasy (1994)
  • P.S. I Love You (1995)
  • A Reluctant Attraction (1995)
  • Sister of the Bride (1996)
  • A Royal Romance (1996)
  • Kissed by a Stranger (1997)
  • The Princess and the Playboy (1998)
  • Interrupted Lullaby (2001)
  • The Prince's Proposal (2002)
  • Desert Justice (2006)

Baby Chase Series[edit]

  1. The Billionaire's Baby Chase (1997)
  2. Baby Wishes and Bachelor Kisses (1998)

Carramer Crown Series[edit]

Carramer Crown Sub-Series[edit]

  1. The Monarch's Son (2000)
  2. The Prince's Bride-To-Be (2000)
  3. The Princess's Proposal (2000)

Carramer Legacy Sub-Series[edit]

  1. Crowns and a Cradle (2002)
  2. The Baron and the Bodyguard (2002)
  3. The Marquis and the Mother-To-Be (2002)

Carramer Trust Sub-Series[edit]

  1. The Viscount and the Virgin (2003)
  2. The Princess and the Masked Man (2003)
  3. The Prince and the Marriage Pact (2003)
  4. Operation: Monarch (2004)

Code of the Outback Series[edit]

  1. Deadly Intent (2004)
  2. Heir to Danger (2004)
  3. Live to Tell (2004)

Fabulous FathersSeries Multi-Author[edit]

  • The Billionaire's Baby Chase (1997)

Royally Wed Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Code Name: Prince (2001)

Royally Wed Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Booties and the Beast (2001)

Romancing the Crown Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Royal Spy (2002)

Collections[edit]

  • Forget Me Not (2006)

Omnibus In Collaboration[edit]

Non fiction[edit]

  • The changing face of Australia: The impact of 200 years of change on our environment (1984)
  • The Art of Romance Writing: How to Create, Write And Sell Your Contemporary Romance Novel (1993)
  • The Idea Factory: A Guide to More Creative Thinking And Writing (1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stephens, Andrew (26 November 2011). "Enduring love: a work in progress". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Bagshaw, Eryk (8 June 2015). "Queen's birthday honours: Valerie Parv AM". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Queen's Birthday honours 2015: full list". Sydney Morning Herald. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 

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