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Pamela Hartshorne

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After a haphazard early career spent working and travelling around the world, I started writing romance in order to fund a PhD in Medieval Studies. Naturally, that didn't turn out to be quite the easy option I thought it would be, but I did in the end complete a thesis on the street and the perception of public space in later medieval and early modern York in 2004. My research formed the basis of TIME'S ECHO, and many of the individuals I encountered in the records of Elizabethan York appear in the novel.

I'm fascinated by the relationship between the past and the present and have always enjoyed 'time slip' novels and how they explore the possibility that it might be possible to go back in time and see what it was "really like". As a trained
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS: MARCH 2018

Various events coming up to mark the publication of The Cursed Wife which is out in paperback on Thursday 8 March 2018 … Saturday 24 March 2018, 3.00-4.30pm at York Explore I’ll be taking part in […]
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Time's Echo

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The Memory of Midnight

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House of Shadows

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The Edge of Dark

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The Cursed Wife

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Absorbing story with parallel narratives in the present and wartime London. Keeping the reader's interest in two stories/times is a difficult trick to pull off (as I know to my cost!) but Kate Morton makes it look easy, and I never forgot where I was ...more
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