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Hello! Thank you for visiting my page. It's a great privilege to be on here - and to say hi to readers. Thank you very much for all your support and interest in my books! My twitter account is @katewilliamsme and I have a facebook page for Kate Williams author, come and say hello! I'm always thrilled to hear from you and your thoughts about my work.

I grew up in a very modern house in a dormitory village in the Midlands- and as a consequence became completely obsessed by the past. When I was about six, we got a new washing machine - and I took the huge cardboard box, covered it in silver foil and told my little brother it was a time machine. I used to rumble it about and tell him 'Look! We're in Egypt in the time of the pyramids - but you c
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Kate Williams Hello Barbara,
The US version of the, as yet unnamed, third novel should be out in April 2018 and the UK a little earlier in November 2017. Sorry for t…more
Hello Barbara,
The US version of the, as yet unnamed, third novel should be out in April 2018 and the UK a little earlier in November 2017. Sorry for the wait.
Glad you enjoyed the books.
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Kate Williams Mina,
I am sorry I did not see your message earlier. I am usually available for talks, depending on my schedule. My agent can usually assist in any boo…more
Mina,
I am sorry I did not see your message earlier. I am usually available for talks, depending on my schedule. My agent can usually assist in any booking.
Knight Ayton Management, 29 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8HX http://www.knightayton.co.uk/contact-us

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“While you are waiting to die, you have to live.”
Kate Williams, The Storms of War

“Albert liked to play the stoic, and he embraced the opportunity to do over the negotiations about the marriage. He insisted that Uncle Leopold know what a great sacrifice he was making for the Saxe-Coburg family and Germany. As he gloomily lectured his uncle, 'troubles are inseparable from all human positions and…therefore if one must be subject to plagues and annoyances, it is better to be so for some great or worthy object than for trifles or miseries.'

Unfortunately for Albert, Leopold was deaf to self-pitying emotional blackmail and remained determined on his course.”
Kate Williams, Becoming Queen

“As the weather improved, the bobms got worse. The newspapers said that the Kaiser was aiming to knock London down (although avoiding Buckingham Palace, so as not to hit his relations).”
Kate Williams, The Storms of War

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“While you are waiting to die, you have to live.”
Kate Williams, The Storms of War

“Albert liked to play the stoic, and he embraced the opportunity to do over the negotiations about the marriage. He insisted that Uncle Leopold know what a great sacrifice he was making for the Saxe-Coburg family and Germany. As he gloomily lectured his uncle, 'troubles are inseparable from all human positions and…therefore if one must be subject to plagues and annoyances, it is better to be so for some great or worthy object than for trifles or miseries.'

Unfortunately for Albert, Leopold was deaf to self-pitying emotional blackmail and remained determined on his course.”
Kate Williams, Becoming Queen

“It is calculated that George III had an astonishing fifty-six grandchildren. He did not have one legitimate heir. The vision of Charlotte had sustained the people through the direst years of the regency. Without her, all hope seemed gone.

From "Becoming Queen Victoria”
Kate Williams, Becoming Queen

“Victoria liked music full of high passion and drama. “I am a terribly modern person,” she decided.”
Kate Williams, Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain's Greatest Monarch

“It would be wrong to kill oneself if one did not know exactly the nature of one's eyes.”
Kate Williams, The Storms of War




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