Katherine Scholes

Katherine Scholes
Katherine Scholes

Katherine Scholes is the author of international bestsellers, with over two million books sold worldwide. She was born in Tanzania, which is the setting for many of her novels. She has won a New South Wales State Literary Award and was longlisted in the International Dublin Literary Awards. Her work has been translated into over a dozen languages, and includes children’s fiction and non-fiction as well as novels for adults.



  • Congo Dawn (due for publication April 2017)
  • The Perfect Wife
  • The Lioness
  • The Hunter’s Wife
  • The Stone Angel
  • The Rain Queen
  • Make Me An Idol
  • The Blue Chameleon

Children’s books:

  • Peacetimes
  • We the Earth
  • The Landing
  • The Boy and the Whale



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