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I have enjoyed a passion for historical novels that began in my early teenage years immersed in the stories of Rosemary Sutcliff, Jean Plaidy and Georgette Heyer. During my twenties, armed with Mathematics and Computer Science degrees, I embarked on a career in technology and consulting continuing to read historical fiction in the tiny snippets of time available to working women with children to raise.
In 2004, I moved to Hong Kong with my husband and no job. To keep busy I decided to research my grandfather’s part in the Great War. What began as an effort to understand my grandparents’ lives blossomed into a fulltime occupation as a writer. My debut novel UNRAVELLED was released in September 2013. A second novel, LIES TOLD IN SILENCE releas
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Screen Shot 2014-11-26 at 10.48.24 AMI’m delighted to have Barbara Kyle on the blog today. I had the pleasure of meeting Barbara – a writer of historical fiction and contemporary thrillers – online before meeting her in person at one of her marvellous writing workshops. Today she’s giving us tips on writing a series. Having read several of her books, including The Queen’s Exiles, Ican vouch forthe compelling nature of the charac...

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Published on November 26, 2014 08:01
Average rating: 4.02 · 54 ratings · 42 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Lies Told in Silence
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