Debbie Terranova is an Australian author of contemporary and historical fiction.
In 2018-19, armed with a QANZAC 100 Fellowship with the State Library of Queensland, Debbie completed a 12-month research project entitled "Queensland Women and War".
Prior to this she published three novels and several short stories.
'Enemies within these Shores' (2018) is based on a shocking true story which saw the detention of thousands of civilians in Australia during WWII.
'The Scarlet Key' (2016) and 'Baby Farm' (2014) are crime mysteries set in Brisbane, Australia. 'The Scarlet Key' has underlying themes of growing older outrageously and seizing control of your destiny. 'Baby Farm' reveals the shabby treatment of young unmarried mothers in the 1970s in a crime mystery that plays out forty years hence.