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Joy Chambers



Joy Chambers is a company chairman, business woman, poet, philanthropist and fine-art collector who has been writing for over twenty years. A lover of history and never idle, Joy enjoys the extensive research required to set her books in the past, often during the World Wars. Joy says, 'My life is in the entertainment business. A skilfully written book can be read on many levels but it should always entertain. . . I attempt to do that.' She is married to media mogul Reg Grundy AC OBE PhD and they share their Bermuda home with their Shetland sheepdogs.
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Meant To Be

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The Soldier's Choice

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A wife must come to terms with her husband's death in The Soldier's Choice, a moving novella by bestselling author Joy Chambers. Fans of Caroline's War: Vale Valhalla and The Great Deception will not want to miss this. Lancashire, 1915. As Nell Stopford sits on the banks of the River Medlock, grieving for her soldier husband killed thousands of miles away from the life they once shared, the world is still at war.'There comes a time when you have to do your duty and be counted.'And Nell must seek to understand her husband's choice.What people are saying about The Soldier's Choice:'I thoroughly enjoyed this novella''Excellent''Five stars'

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Caroline's War: Vale Valhalla

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Before Caroline can find peace, the world must go to war...Caroline's War: Vale Valhalla follows the lives of a group of Australians through the years prior to, and during, the Great War. From bestselling author Joy Chambers, this tale is the perfect read for fans of Pam Jenoff and Margaret Leroy.At the novel's heart, is the constant life-long hatred between two mortal enemies and the woman who loves one of these men with an abiding passion yet marries the other: Matthew Craken, flamboyant dilettante; John Conrad Fleet, the steadfast, honest soldier; and Caroline Dere the woman in both their lives. When Matthew is badly injured by John Conrad in a fight over the death of John Conrad's sister, Matthew takes retribution by ensuring he captures Caro for himself.Their story is played out against the searing background of the First World War where ultimately Matthew, John Conrad and Caro find that the power of forgiveness can bring peace.What is being said about Joy Chambers' novels:'Joy Chambers' research is amazing''I look forward to more. Joy Chambers just gets better with each book''Brimming with drama and intrigue' - Publishing News

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The Great Deception

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In the aftermath of the war, will the truth stay buried?Joy Chambers' The Great Deception is filled with tension, excitement and romance, looking at the experiences of Australians in World War II. The perfect read for fans of Pam Jenoff and Margaret Leroy. 'A great rollercoaster of a novel' ­- Historical Novels Review New South Wales, 1947...When Shelly Wareing's husband Cole vanishes into the night, leaving only a note to say that he will come back no matter how long it takes, Shelly is bewildered. What could be the reason for his sudden disappearance? Searching for clues, Shelly discovers a box containing Nazi medals, an SS ring and a photo of a radiantly beautiful woman signed for her husband. Determined to uncover the truth, she sets out to track down Laetitia de Witt, the woman pictured in the photograph. Meanwhile, halfway across the world, Cole is on his own mission for the truth - while his enemies, who believe him to be a traitor, are in close pursuit...What people are saying about The Great Deception:'Fantastic book! Great storyline which had me enthralled from start to finish''A brilliant read for anyone who loves WWII stories and war mysteries''An excellent read from beginning to end'

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My Zulu, Myself

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My Zulu, Myself is Joy Chambers' magnificent epic saga, set against the tumultuous background of Zululand and the Zulu war of 1879. The perfect read for fans of Margaret Leroy and Tamara McKinley. 'An epic saga and meticulously researched: this is an understatement' - Daily Telegraph, Sydney From the moment John Lockley saves the Zulu boy, Darlengi, from drowning, they almost believe they are true brothers; born on the same day, never knowing their mothers, they spend their formative years together sharing a deep and abiding love for their country of South Africa. But when loves intervenes in the young men's lives, tragedy appears, and all they hold dear is threatened as they fight to maintain a relationship across cultures and a deeply divided nation.What people are saying about My Zulu, Myself:'Joy Chambers researches information and produces a story that captures you and makes it difficult to put the book down''A lovely romantic novel with historical interest''Excellent story, wonderful characters and brilliantly written'

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Mayfield

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The overwhelming and consuming love of two men for the same indomitable woman...Mayfield is Joy Chambers' gripping saga set across nineteenth-century Australia and all the way to Boston, USA. The perfect read for fans of Judith Kinghorn and Patricia Shaw.'Written with an ease of style and sophistication' - Liverpool Echo In the grandest wedding the small western plains town of Bathurst has ever seen, Eve Herman, without position or money, is marrying John Stuart Wakeman, one of the richest, most influential men in the land. Before their wedding day is over, Australia's most wanted man, the bushranger Alan Fletcher, will have held up their coach and altered all their lives... Alan Fletcher: aristocrat and Royal Naval Captain, wrongly convicted of murder and transported to New South Wales for life. Eve Herman: American orphan, abandoned in Sydney town and left to survive by her wits and courage. John Stuart Wakeman: the owner of fabled Mayfield, Australia's largest and most prosperous cattle property. Mayfield is their story: from the streets of Southampton to the vast bush country of New South Wales and across the world to the city of old Boston, USA.What people are saying about Mayfield:'Very enlightening historical facts add to the depth of the story. Highly recommended' 'Totally absorbing''If you love family sagas then this book is for you'

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None but the Brave

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For Freedom

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Vale Valhalla

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As the year 2001 approaches the men who fought in the Great War have all but faded away, and only the memory of their sacrifice will be preserved. Between 1914 and 1918 soldiers from all over the world converged on the trenches of Belgium and Northern France: from Australia and New Zealand, Canada, England, India, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa, Wales and the far reaches of the British Empire they came to fight alongside the Belgians and the French.Vale Valhalla traces the lives of a group of Australians through the years prior to, and during, the First World War, and reveals how they were forever altered by their sufferings in that singular and relentless conflict.