December 14, 2016 10:30 pm by

First off, Charlotte, we’d like to get to know you better as a writer: what inspires you?

It’s hard to be precise because inspiration comes from many places; reading a newspaper, hearing a family story, a girl in a red hat hurrying by, an overheard conversation, a sonnet by Shakespeare … The magic happens when you combine several different elements and ask ‘What if …’ Suddenly you have the beginnings of a story.

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April 21, 2014 2:25 pm by

I’m always interested to discover how other authors go about writing their novels so I was delighted when historical novelist, Jenny Barden, invited me to join her on this blog tour to describe how my writing process works for me.

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February 27, 2013 10:01 pm by

I was absolutely delighted when it was announced at the Romantic Novelists’ Association RoNA awards ceremony at the Royal Airforce Club in Piccadilly last night that The Apothecary’s Daughter had won the Historical Romantic Novel category.

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June 10, 2012 5:53 pm by

It’s (nearly) always a pleasure to find a new review for The Apothecary’s Daughter on Amazon and this five star review by Tilly Tompkins made my day! I absolutely LOVED this book and really didn’t want it to end. It’s that age old dilemma where a book hooks you in and you don’t want to…

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