Fleur Beale

FleurBealeFleur has published a number of novels to great acclaim in her native New Zealand, including I Am Not Esther, which received an Honour Award in the New Zealand Children’s Book Awards. A Respectable Girl, ┬áis set in 1839 and moves from northern New Zealand to England where 15-year-old Hannah Carstairs voyages in search of news of her dead mother. Simon and Schuster publish it in the UK and Random House in New Zealand.