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Barbara Gaskell Denvil

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I was born approximately two hundred years ago (It sometimes feels that way) in Gloucestershire, England, right in the heart of the Cotswolds. After a few years, I moved to London and fell in love with the history which oozes through the old stones, and the medieval atmosphere leaks from the beautiful old buildings. For many years, I walked the old cobbled lanes and researched the 15th century from original sources, and the books in the British Museum. I worked there in the Department of Ancient Documents, a place which I adored, full of scrolls illuminated by medieval monks, and hordes of informative parchments.

My father was an academic and playwright, my mother was a retired teacher, and my sister was an author of fantasy. I had no other
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Barbara Gaskell Denvil Thanks, Kathy. I have considered writing a sequel to The Flame Eater, particularly because I am so fond of those characters, and we all know Bosworth …moreThanks, Kathy. I have considered writing a sequel to The Flame Eater, particularly because I am so fond of those characters, and we all know Bosworth is imminent. But I have not yet planned the exact time to write this - I'm so much in the middle of other books that my list of "To Be Written" books is getting longer and longer. So it may happen but not just yet.(less)
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