About Vicky

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Meet Vicky

Welcome, especially if this is your first visit

You’ve reached the home of Vicky Adin, historical fiction writer.

Her latest novel, The Costumier's Gift released in May 2019, is the dual-timeline sequel continuing the family sagas of the award-winning novels Brigid The Girl from County Clare and Gwenna The Welsh Confectioner

Vicky is a genealogist in love with history, and her stories are inspired by the true life stories of immigrants to New Zealand. She writes about people and their passions, and weaves family life and history together with love, laughter, loss and tears.

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Portrait of a Man – coming soon

I’m delighted that my current novel is nearing completion and excited to announce it is due for release in October. This soul-searching and warm-hearted conclusion to The Cornish Knot continues the unfinished stories of the original characters and introduces…

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Chill: summer is coming

Meanwhile, I’ve sat in my writing room enjoying the autumn sunshine and my time in yesteryear. I’ve investigated life and the effect the First World War had on small communities. I’ve spent time learning about Celtic spirals and the…

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A new era begins

I’ve emerged from lockdown with a new appreciation of how lucky I am. Kiwis have been united in our determination to fight this virus which threatened to destroy everything we have known both locally and globally. And we’ve succeeded.…

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Your Christmas Advent Calendar

Here’s a fabulous Christmas Advent Calendar with a recommended romance book for everyday of the month. With thanks to Elizabeth Ellen Carter for collating it and all the authors for sharing their stories. Happy reading everyone. 1 Stars Are…