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Carol Townend

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Carol Townend writes atmospheric historical novels (romances and sagas) set in the colourful Middle Ages. Born in Yorkshire, England, she went to a convent school high on the Whitby cliffs. Later, she studied history at Royal Holloway College, London. She lives in London with her husband and daughter.
Carol's first novel, Sapphire in the Snow, won the RNA New Writers' Award. Two other novels were shortlisted for the RoNA Rose award - Betrothed to the Barbarian in 2013 and Unveiling Lady Clare in 2015.
Carol loves research, and spends much time hunting for excuses to go on research trips. She can often be seen teetering on the battlements of various European castles, or poring over a medieval map.



 

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Average rating: 3.54 · 654 ratings · 131 reviews · 35 distinct works · Similar authors
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message 6: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


message 5: by Holly

Holly Jacobs Hi, Carol!

Thanks so much for friending me!

Holly

ONCE UPON A THANKSGIVING, 10/08


Rowena Hi, Carol,

Thank you for adding me. What great titles you have!

Best wishes
Rowena Cherry

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Shelagh Hi Carol,

Thanks for adding me as a friend.


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Ilyn Ross Dear Carol,

Thank you for accepting my friend-request. Good fortune on your books.

Please visit these groups when you have a chance: “Happy & Brainy Group” and “To the Glory of Man”.

Have a wonderful day. Warmest regards.



Daniel
Carol, I've added Blackthorn Winter and some of your other books to my to read list.


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