Victoria Connelly

Victoria Connelly

Norfolk, The United Kingdom




Victoria Connelly grew up in Norfolk before attending Worcester College where she studied English Literature. After graduating, she worked her way through a number of jobs before becoming a teacher in North Yorkshire.

In 2000, she got married in a medieval castle in the Yorkshire Dales and moved to London. Five weeks after their wedding, her husband, a television news cameraman, was sent to Israel. Convinced something terrible would happen to him, she came up with the idea for a novel about a young widow who starts seeing angels on her desk at work, but was scared to write it in case she tempted fate. It was only years later that her husband admitted to having a bullet graze his shirt sleeve whilst filming in Israel!

Although having had artic

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In case you didn’t notice, I have a thing about walled gardens. So much so that I’ve written three novels about them and, this summer, I’ve been visiting a few around the country. In May, we went to Attingham Park in Shropshire which was a delightful mix of flowers, fruit and vegetables.

In June, I discovered the very beautiful Beeleigh Abbey in Essex. What a stunner! My Rose Girls would have a...

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The Rose Girls

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A Weekend with Mr. Darcy (A...

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Love in an English Garden

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Dreaming of Mr. Darcy (Aust...

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The Heart of the Garden

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Mr. Darcy Forever (Austen A...

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The Book Lovers (The Book L...

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Three Graces

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“She couldn't help thinking that something was wrong with a person had more shoes than books in their home.”
Victoria Connelly, Wish You Were Here

“Novels can tell us so much about life. They have the power to enrich our own lives in so many different ways. They're not just for entertaining us, although that would be enough.”
Victoria Connelly, Mr. Darcy Forever
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“There was no Delete button to help you erase an awkward scene. You couldn’t hit Backspace to get rid of all the rubbishy bits. You had to live with the decisions you made.”
Victoria Connelly, A Weekend with Mr. Darcy

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