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I write romantic historical fiction with a dash of adventure set in various eras between the Restoration and the Great War.  I draw inspiration from the stories of strong women at turning points in history

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March 26, 2021 3:03 pm by

I’m writing this post on the 23rdMarch 2021, the anniversary of the beginning of the first lockdown in the UK, and reflecting on the changes it made to my writing life.

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January 22, 2021 1:20 pm by

Stars still glimmered as the rising sun began to paint the sky with streaks of apricot and gold. Up on the cliffs above the sea stood Spindrift House, its thick stone walls sheltering the sleeping community of the ten artists and five children that lived within.

            As the stars faded in the brightening sky, a blackbird unfolded his wings in the great copper beech beside the house. He opened his yellow bill and trilled the first liquid notes of welcome to the dawn.

            It was going to be a glorious summer’s day.

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