Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive before returning to university to study creative writing. She completed a Master of Creative Arts as well as her first novel, What Is Left Over, After, which won the T.A.G. Hungerford Award for Fiction. Her second novel, If I Should Lose You, was published in 2012, followed by A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald in 2016, Her Mother's Secret in 2017 and the Top 10 Australian and international bestsellers The Paris Seamstress in 2018 and The French Photographer in 2019. The Age described Natasha as 'a remarkable Australian talent' and her work has been published in numerous anthologies and journals. In her spare time Natasha loves to teach writing, is a sought after public speaker and can often be found playing dress-ups with her three children. She lives in Perth. For all the latest news from Natasha, visit www.natashalester.com.au, follow her on Twitter @Natasha_Lester, or Instagram (natashalesterauthor), or join the readers who have become Natasha's friend on Facebook.
[Lester's] engaging writing style and ability to create characters that connect with readers make her a welcome addition to the historical fiction market. - Herald Sun, on HER MOTHER'S SECRETIf you enjoy historical fiction (and even if you don't) you will love Her Mother's Secret. - Sally HepworthHot on the heels of her well-deserved success with A Kiss from Mr. Fitzgerald, [Lester] again offers readers a strong-willed, determined heroine whose journey is as interesting, as it is inspiring. - Jodi Gibson, on HER MOTHER'S SECRETI love this book. - Rachael Johns, on A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALDIf you're mad about the roaring twenties and all things Gatsby, this romance will have you enchanted. - Woman's Day, on A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALDStunning. Will have you captivated. - Liz Byrski, on A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALDAt the novel's heart is the sparkling Evie, an endearing combination of intelligence, determination and naivety. - West Australian, on A KISS FROM MR FITZGERALD