Monica McInerney grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia, where her father was the railway stationmaster. She is the author of the internationally bestselling novels The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, The Faraday Girls, Upside Down Inside Out, Greetings from Somewhere Else, At Home with the Templetons, and Lola's Secret. She now lives in Dublin with her husband.
Praise for Monica McInerney
"[Monica] McInerney is Australia's answer to Maeve Binchy, a
modern-day Jane Austen."
--The Sun-Herald (Australia) "A heartfelt, hilarious tale [that] gathers insight, humor, true love and family honor, arranging them like a fragrant bouquet in the perfect vase."
--Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas), on Greetings from Somewhere Else "McInerney writes books that you want to read by the fire on a cold winter's day, or read in a hammock on a hot one."
--San Jose Mercury News, on The Faraday Girls