Author Bio

Estelle Pettersen is an award-winning Australian/Norwegian author and former journalist whose romance stories explore empowerment, freedom, and finding one’s strength. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Journalism and Psychology, from the University of Queensland, Australia. Her second degree is an MBA from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Her contemporary country romance novella “Elizabeth” was a Distinguished Favorite in the Independent Press Award, while her steamier stories won gold in other awards. “Forgiving Liam” was named a romance winner in the Firebird Book Awards, a contest supporting women and children in long-term shelters escaping homelessness, domestic violence, and trafficking.

Estelle is published with Dusty Saddle Publishing and Black Velvet Seductions. She is a member of Romance Writers of Australia and is passionate about history, languages, cultures, traveling, food, and wine. She is happily married and living in Norway these days.