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B.D. Hawkey

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in The United Kingdom
May 24

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Winston Graham's Poldark Novels and the beautiful county of Cornwall

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August 2013


About this author

B.D.'s books are published in British English (UK). This means that in some areas British and American spelling is different.

Born in Cornwall, B.D. enjoyed a fulfilling twenty-five year career as a nurse and health visitor before writing her first historical romance novel.

Since the publication of her first novel in 2013, B.D. has been twice nominated for the RONÉ “Best Indie and Small Published Book Award" and short-listed for the "New Talent Award" at the Festival of Romantic Fiction in England.

You can also find her on the following sites:-

Blog:
https://bdhawkeyauthor.wordpress.com/
Facebook:
facebook.com/BDHawkey
Twitter:
twitter.com/BDHawkey



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B.D. Hawkey My dream may sound silly, but I would like to see my books on a supermarket shelf. If I achieve this I will know that I have accomplished all my other…moreMy dream may sound silly, but I would like to see my books on a supermarket shelf. If I achieve this I will know that I have accomplished all my other dreams — a traditional publishing contract, popularity and accessibility. I want my books to offer an escape for the shopper from their busy life and I will be ecstatic if I see one of my books next to a bag of carrots and a can of soup in their shopping trolley!(less)
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I saw the flicker of scepticism in my friend’s face before she had a chance to mask it. Unfortunately, the look did not surprise me, as it was a reaction I was becoming familiar with in others.

“Really?” she asked, as if she thought I was playing a joke on her.
“Yes. Why are you so surprised?”
The scepticism changed to nervous, embarrassed laughter.
“Well…,” she said eventually, “…you just don’t l... Read more of this blog post »
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