Kimberley Freeman

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Kimberley Freeman was born in London and grew up in Brisbane, Australia. She is the bestselling author of Wildflower Hill and Lighthouse Bay and teaches critical and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She lives in Brisbane with an assortment of children and pets. Visit her website at

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Books by this Author

Evergreen Falls
Ember Island
Lighthouse Bay
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Kiss slowly and forgive quickly

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Cheese. It's the perfect food. Though I would like some crackers to go with it.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm kind. I think kindness is underrated.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Apart from home? Maybe in a pub somewhere on the Cornish coast.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mum