"Ms Battany writes stories that are emotional; she never fails to pull me in, to get my feelings going as she writes about real people with real problems and brings everything together in a powerful and beautiful Happily Ever After ..."
About my books
I write emotionally driven contemporary romance and women's fiction and love nothing more than exploring real issues while creating flawed characters who have to fight their way to Happily Ever After.
A coming-of-age story about culture and love Coming soon.
Our Own Private Fig Tree
1988: In a multicultural pocket of inner-city Melbourne, sixteen-year-old Caleb falls in love with Samira, his Lebanese neighbour. Both understand the rules that determine they’re not allowed to date, but neither stays away. As they hide in the branches of a giant fig tree, their forbidden love blossoms … until tragedy pulls them apart.
1998: A chance encounter has reunited Caleb and Samira. Now that she’s no longer the sixteen-year-old girl he fell in love with but a beautiful grown woman, Caleb is certain they’ll have a second chance. But cultural rules don’t go away simply because they’re adults. Instead, they’re left facing the same battle they did as teens. Except this time, Caleb realises the threads of culture and heritage are weaved much deeper into his own life than he could’ve imagined.
He has a choice. To fight for the woman he loves, or to do what everyone before him has done. Follow the rules.
A Sensual Second Chance romance. Out Now.
Jack has loved Lola from the beginning. With her by his side, he planned to build an empire of hotels across the world. But as Jack clawed his way through each dot point on the checklist of his life plan, he lost focus of the one thing he ever truly wanted. Lola.
Lola floated through life like a leaf caught in a breeze, drifting from menial job to menial job. With no goals of her own, she disappeared into the shadows of Jack's success until she lost herself completely ... and their relationship crumbled.
After three long years apart, Lola has finally found herself, and Jack has taken the first step in building his empire.
All he needs now is his empress.
But time is running out. With one last shot at winning back the woman he loves, Jack decides on something drastic. This time, his plan cannot fail.
An Enemies to Lovers romance. Out Now.
Call me Lucy
Protecting her is one thing. Saving her is another.
I’m told they don’t know how old I am, where I came from, or if I even have a home. All the doctors know is that I was hit by a car three weeks ago, lost my memory, and no one has tried to claim me since.
Not one person in the whole damn world knows who I am.
The social worker, Lillian, wants to put me in a shelter since I’m homeless. And nameless.
I prefer to be on the street than in a shelter.
Somehow, Lillian convinces me to live at her place. With her brother.
Billy isn’t nice.
Billy has been told to protect me.
He’s given Lillian six weeks to get me out of there. But I refuse to be at his mercy, and I will do everything I can to discover my identity before my time is up… or die trying.
Until I find out who I am, he can call me Lucy.
He stole her heart. He tried to give it back. He wouldn't let her. Get the prequel to the Stolen Hearts series now.