Janet Gover

Janet Gover writes commercial women’s fiction and romantic novels. She grew up in outback Australia, surrounded by wide open spaces, horses and many, many books. She often returns to the outback in her work.

Her novel Little Girl Lost won the Epic Romantic Novel of the Year Award presented by the Romantic Novelists’ Association in the UK, and she has won or been shortlisted for several awards in Australia and the USA. The Lawson Sisters and Close to Home are both published by HarperCollins Australia, with a third novel, The Librarian’s Daughter, coming in 2022.

As Juliet Bell, in collaboration with Alison May, she rewrites misunderstood classic fiction, with an emphasis on heroes who are not so heroic, published by HQ Digital. Her favourite food is tomato. She spends too much time playing silly computer games, and is an enthusiastic, if not always successful, cook.  

Genres: Fiction

Janet's books

The Other Wife
The Heights
The Lawson Sisters
Close To Home


We are actively looking for new clients and welcome submissions in the following areas: fiction, both commercial and literary; non-fiction, in particular biography, cookery, history, humour, memoir, music, politics, sport and wellbeing and lifestyle; and children’s fiction and non-fiction.

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