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Fiona McIntosh

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Brighton, England, The United Kingdom


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Fiona writes best selling historical adventure-romance alongside the heroic-romantic, often brutal, fantasy she built her career upon. She lives in Australia but frequently roams the world meticulously researching the locations and gathering material for her historical novels that have international settings. Her books are published worldwide and in various languages.
Her most recent historical fiction has gathered such a following that she is now hosting a tour in 2014 to Paris and Provence so eager readers can walk in the footsteps of her characters.

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I have been asked countless times about when I’m going to write a book about writing a book. It’s something that was close to Bryce Courtenay’s heart that I tackle this task and in forcing me to take on the masterclass, he also pushed me harder with the practical guide to storytelling that I was pottering with. He insisted on having the final say too, as you...

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Average rating: 3.84 · 20,914 ratings · 1,138 reviews · 42 distinct works · Similar authors
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Betrayal (Trinity, #1)
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Revenge (Trinity, #2)
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Emissary (Percheron, #2)
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Tyrant's Blood (Valisar, #2)
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Tapestry by Fiona McIntosh
" Thank you so much, Mary-Lou. So appreciative of your prompt reading and generous remarks. "
Tapestry by Fiona McIntosh
"I was intrigued by the précis for this book & was curious to discover how Fiona would mix fantasy with historical fiction. Turns out she has done it really well. Works for me. "
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"DUE MAY 2014

Another fantastic title from Fiona McIntosh.

This time she leads us to 1970's London which in turn leads us to 1714 Britain and the Jacobite rebellion against King George.

The authors characters are well written and engaging. You start..." Read more of this review »
" Townsville wrote: "Thank you so much Fiona, I really appreciate your time."

Please...I think it's wonderful that readers stop by. Very kind, thank you.
date: March 28, 2014 08:00PM
location: Goodreads online, Adelaide, Australia
description: I will be chatting with readers both loyal and new to my work about The French Promise, the sequel to The Lavender Keeper. The French Promise is about to release across Britain and I am very much looking forward to talking with readers from the UK - a real treat as I was born and raised on the Sussex coast in Brighton.
" Hello Leila

And how generous of you to consider shifting genres! It's not easy, I know, but I promise all the hallmarks of the storytelling that first
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" Hello lovely Leila and thank you for that kind note. You'll have your hands on it by third week April. I'm thrilled you're looking forward to it and w ...more "
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“I've told you before, Salmeo, you may be more woman than man but you cannot think like one of us.”
Fiona McIntosh, Emissary

“The waltz was the only way a young couple could touch one another, and even through gloves I could feel the heat of your grandfather's touch,'she'd tell Luc, with a wicked glimmer in her eye.”
Fiona McIntosh, The Lavender Keeper

“said, pointing Kirin to a line on his ledger. ‘Evening meal’s”
Fiona McIntosh, Tyrant's Blood


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Join us for a special discussion on Friday, 28 March when Fiona McIntosh will be answering your questions about The Lavender Keeper and recent release ...more

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