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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: 3.24 · 145 ratings · 50 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Brizecombe Hall
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Kitty
3.15 of 5 stars 3.15 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Danburgh Castle
3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Elizabeth Clansham
3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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High Sea
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014
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The Hangar Dance
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2012 — 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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The Office Party
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014
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Clifton
2.75 of 5 stars 2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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