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Anne Lyle was born in what is popularly known as “Robin Hood Country”, and grew up fascinated by English history, folklore, and swashbuckling heroes. Unfortunately there was little demand in 1970s Nottinghamshire for diminutive swordswomen, so she studied sensible subjects like science and languages instead.

It appears, however, that although you can take the girl out of Sherwood Forest, you can’t take Sherwood Forest out of the girl. She now spends practically every waking hour writing – or at least planning – fantasy fiction about dashing swordsmen and scheming spies, set in imaginary pasts or parallel worlds.

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This weekend (8th-10th August) I was atNine Worlds Geekfest, a British convention very much in the mould of CONvergence. 2014is only Nine Worlds’ second year, so it’s something of a work in progress, but it still manages to be one of the best of the UKcircuit.


Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the convention is the programming. In addition to a strong books track, there were tracks on comic...

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Lucinda Dear Anne Lyle,
I would like to thank you for being my friend here on Goodreads which is a site that i am really enjoying, as it is so nice to be able to converse with likeminded readers & authors whom i greatly admire. I cannot begin to imagine how you must be feeling after so many years that now your book is finished and published, and i am sure that it will be well recived with enthusiasm & delight by many readers. I wish you much sucsess and would like to personally thank you for sharing your increadible work with the world.
Lucinda Xx


Josephine Myles Hi Anne - good to see you again! :D


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