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I am a novelist living in the Lake District in England. I write historical fiction but read widely - contemporary and classic fiction. I choose my books carefully, so I don't read many duds. If I do, they are not reviewed here, as a gesture of respect to other writers.

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As Shadow on the Highwayis about highway robbery, it features a lot of travel by horseback, so I thought I'd share some snippets of my research. Anyone with information to add to my growing collection of data about Stuart roads, I'd be glad to hear from you. Thanks to Hoydens and Firebrands, where this post was first published.

Even though it has been a dry summer, the roads near my house are fu... Read more of this blog post »
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The Lady's Slipper
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The Gilded Lily
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November 2010, Deborah Swift
"The theft of a rare, coveted orchid, The Lady's Slipper, disrupts the quiet life of a painter in 1660 England and sets in motion a string of turbulent events." ...More

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SHADOW ON THE HIGHWAY is based on the life and legend of Lady Katherine Fanshawe, the highwaywoman, sometimes known as The Wicked Lady. A tale of adventure and budding romance set in the turbulent Eng...more
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SHADOW ON THE HIGHWAY is based on the life and legend of Lady Katherine Fanshawe, the highwaywoman, sometimes known as The Wicked Lady. A tale of adventure and budding romance set in the turbulent Eng...more
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SHADOW ON THE HIGHWAY is based on the life and legend of Lady Katherine Fanshawe, the highwaywoman, sometimes known as The Wicked Lady. A tale of adventure and budding romance set in the turbulent English Civil War, this is a novel to delight teens and adults alike.

Includes historical notes from the author.

Abigail Chaplin has always been unable to find a position as a maidservant like other girls, because she is deaf. So why do the rich Fanshaw...more

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Lucinda Dear Deborah,
Thank you for being my friend here on GoodReads. Your novel 'The Gilded Lily' was beautiful, hence i do hope to have the oportunity of reading more of your work in the future. Thank you once again,
Lucinda x


William O'Brien Hi Deborah- Thank you for your friendship.

Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.

Best wishes, William


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