Author of the best-selling KEEPERS TRILOGY: winner of TWO Aurealis Awards
for Best Australian Children’s Fantasy, and translated into eleven languages.

Have you ever met a brizzlehound? Or a slaughterbird? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the first twelve years of your life in chains? And what you would do when you finally broke free?

About Lian

Lian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. Nowadays she lives by the beach in southern Tasmania with a large fluffy tomcat called Harry-le-beau.

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Secret Guardians: Book 2 in the thrilling new Rogues trilogy

Shortlisted for the 2018 Aurealis Award for Best Australian Children's Fantasy Novel!

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Why are stories so important?

19 May

My dad was a storyteller. It’s not a hard thing to be in Tasmania, which is packed to the brim with strangeness, beauty and tragedy. So when my brothers and Continue reading

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