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Kelly Gardiner

Kelly was born and grew up in Melbourne. She learnt to fence when she was 11 and has always been interested in swords, boats, ships and history. She has a degree in professional writing and editing, and a Master of Arts (Literature). She has spent several years living on Waiheke Island in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf. Currently Kelly is back in Melbourne working at the State Library of Victoria. She is the author of the popular Swashbuckler trilogy.


Selected bibliography:
  • Ocean Without End [The Swashbuckler Trilogy, Book One] (HarperCollins NZ 2006).
  • The Pirate's Revenge [The Swashbuckler Trilogy, Book Two] (HarperCollins NZ 2006).
  • The Silver Swan [The Swashbuckler Trilogy, Book Three] (HarperCollins NZ 2007).
  • Act of Faith (HarperCollins 2011).



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