Catherine E. Chapman




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Catherine E. Chapman

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I'm a writer of women's fiction and romance. My longer works have been described as quirky romances and accessible character fiction, and my writing style has been said to be filmic. I also write shorter fiction in the genre of historical romance.

My books are available from Smashwords, their retailers and Amazon.

'Brizecombe Hall,' 'Kitty' and 'High Sea' are novelettes set in Regency and Victorian England.

'The Hangar Dance,' is a romance set in rural England during the Second World War.

The novelettes, 'Danburgh Castle,' 'Braggot Park' and 'Rhiannon', are sensual romances set in Medieval and Elizabethan times.

'Elizabeth Clansham' is a contemporary romance, set in the Highlands of Scotland.

'The Beacon Singer,' a novel set in the English Lake D
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Average rating: 3.28 · 165 ratings · 55 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Brizecombe Hall
3.12 of 5 stars 3.12 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Kitty
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Danburgh Castle
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Elizabeth Clansham
3.1 of 5 stars 3.10 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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High Sea
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Hangar Dance
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Collected Romances
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Ramblers
2.8 of 5 stars 2.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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Rhiannon
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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'Kitty,' Regency romance, currently free on Smashwords

‘Kitty,’ Regency romance, currently free on Smashwords


St George’s Day and the birthday of the Bard seems the perfect time to broadcast the fact that, ‘Kitty,’ my most English of short romances, is currently free to download from Smashwords and its retailers. Intended as an homage to Jane Austen, the story has been praised for its social comedybut it is also very much a sweet romance:


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