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  • Bibliography:
    4 Books
  • First Book:
    May 1972
  • Latest Book:
    August 1995
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About the Author

June Ellis was born on May 10, 1930 in Wrexham, Wales, UK, daughter of Frank Ellis, an accountant. She raised in rural Denbighshire. She worked on the Chester Chronicle. In 1951, she married Ronald Knox-Mawer (1925-2009), a barrister and member of the colonial judiciary, they had a son a and a daughter. The marriage lived in Arabia and Fiji, that inspired her writing. In 1972, they returned to UK.

Published since 1961, in 1992 her novel Sandstorm won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association. June died on April 19, 2006, survived by her husband and children.

Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • She went to Fiji as a missionary - young, vibrant, romantic - and was tempted into rebellion in an exotic and pagan land....

  • A saga of passion and betrayal played out in Arabia. In the summer of 1913, the newly-married Rose sets out for Arabia. Discovering that the marriage was undertaken by her husband as a cover for his homosexuality, she becomes involved in a scandal...

  • Thirty years after Amelia Earhart's disapearance over the South Pacific, journalist Laura Harrington flies to Fifi and discovers a photograph of a mother she never knew and, determined to discover the truth about her parents, sets off on a quest that...

Award-Winning Books by June Knox-Mawer

1992 RoNA -- Romantic Novel of the Year

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

June Knox-Mawer has published 4 books.

June Knox-Mawer does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Shadow of Wings, was published in August 1995.

The first book by June Knox-Mawer, Marama = Marama of the Islands, was published in May 1972.

No. June Knox-Mawer does not write books in series.