Maggie Alderson was born in London, brought up in Staffordshire and educated at the University of St Andrews. She has worked on nine magazines - editing four of them - and is currently a fashion columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald. Her first novel, Pants on Fire, was a bestseller in Australia and the UK, and she was a co-editor of the charity anthology Big Night Out, in aid of War Child. She has also published two collections of non-fiction: Shoe Money and Handbag Heaven. She is marries and moves a lot.

Book List in Order:11 titles

  • Perfume blogger Polly is in crisis. Will her husband's absence break her ... or make her? A novel of perfumes, exploring life, love, loss and forgiveness - Maggie Alderson's new bestseller. 'Delicious and delightful in every way' Daily MailAre you st...


  • Even the closest families have secrets...it’s when they are shared that things begin to change.Recently divorced Rachel is juggling her new dream job in interior design PR with the demands of two young daughters. She’s full of creative ideas but...


  • Amelia Bradlow seems to have everything she needs to be happy—a handsome husband, a beautiful home, money, good looks, and a glamour job. Everything, that is, except the thing she wants most—a baby.Ed, her husband, is funny, affectionate and soph...


  • Loulou Landers, London’s undisputed Queen of Vintage Fashion, meets a man on the eve of her dreaded forty-ninth birthday. He’s kind, he’s sensitive, he’s divinely handsome and he carries a designer suit like George Clooney. Unfortunately, he...


  • Jess is having her Golden Moment -- she's successful, attractive and confident. When the drop-dead gorgeous Adam walks in to her cafe, it's love at first sight, but her friend Trina has been reading The Rules and warns her to play it cool. Will her i...


  • Of all the nightmare options that passed through Antonia Heaveringham's head when she knew her husband Hugo was homosexual. Antonia soon finds that an attractive single woman is not nearly so welcome on the champagne social scene as the wife of a gl...


  • Stella Fain has a rule for men she likes: Make them wait... But the gorgeous Jay proves an exception to the rule when he bowls Stella off her Prada wedges at a press junket on the Cote d'Azur. He might seem to have everything going for him, but S...


  • in Girls' Night Out

    Too tired to doll up and head out for a night on the town? (It happens to the best of us.) Just dip into this year's must-read collection for a Girls' Night Out to remember and indulge in tales of reunions and weddings, sisters and friends, endings a...


  • When London editor Georgia Abbott comes to Sydney to work on GLOW, a glossy women's magazine, she has high hopes for a bright new start. At first, things seem promising, as Georgia is swept up in a whirl of A-list parties, dancing, dinners and debau...






  • Emily Pointer, stylist for Chic magazine, has a rule about fashion: never wear anything older than six months...unless it's so old you can pass it off as vintage. And never, ever fall in love, unless it's for a killer pair of Manolos. With a witt...


  • Have you ever wondered why even the truly stylish find it hard to do smart casual? Why all men look like James Bond in dinner jackets? Why all four-year-old girls are obsessed with pink? Why fashionable people always wear black? Why blondes have less...