All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘historical fiction’

Gwenna – from the Valleys of Wales

I’m honoured to have been awarded a Gold Quality Mark from BooksGoSocial for my forthcoming novel Gwenna, and to have received some early reviews that make everything worthwhile. This is a wonderfully well written, constructed, and edited book. The story moves along at a good pace and the reader is pulled into the world and time in the first chapter.   Gwenna …

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You are invited too – Historical Novel Conference

I am delighted and honoured (and ever so excited) to have been invited to speak at The Historical Novel Society Australasia  2017 HNSA Melbourne Conference  on 8-10 September 2017.  The weekend programme will showcase over 50 speakers discussing craft, research, inspiration, publishing and personal histories. HNSA is excited to welcome Kerry Greenwood, author of the The Phryne Fisher series as the guest author, …

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Always Remember 5th November

I’ll be at The NZ Book Festival on Saturday 5th November at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, with my historical novels: The Girl from County Clare / The Cornish Knot / The Disenchanted Soldier / The Art of Secrets I’m looking forward to seeing you there. Do stop by and have a chat and please ask me about my current work-in-progress: Set in Karangahape Road in …

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Happiness is searching the annals of time

I must be writing another book – there is no other explanation for getting buried in the past, which, at best, is a solitary task, and at worst is downright anti-social. But I’m happy. That must count for something. Any genealogist, historian and writer will relate to my search, digging deeper and deeper into history to find just the right …

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Crossing the oceans of time

A gap year is for kids, right? A time when the young ones do their OE (overseas experience) either between school and university or before they take on full time employment. Traditionally, yes, but can you take a gap year at any age? We think so. After more than eighteen months of planning prior to the executive half retiring in …

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