Heather King

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Sue Johnson and Elizabeth Chadwick
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I am an author with a passion for history and in particular the Regency. I have my own voice, but I like to follow traditional Regency precepts and pen uplifting stories with flowing prose, witty dialogue, engaging characters and bags of emotion -- following with tiny steps in the magnificent wake of Georgette Heyer.

I live in a beautiful rural part of the UK and share my home with various life forms, including two ponies, three cats and a rescued 'Staffie' X. When I am not writing, I enjoy long walks with my dog, watching costume dramas and curling up with a good book.

From a small child, I have loved to write - and dream. In my bedroom I had a wallpaper with flower-edged squares - just perfect for writing my 'news'. I don't think my mother
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Heather King I don't tend to get 'writer's block' as I always have other things to work on if I hit a stony patch. If I get stuck, I go and do some little job or…moreI don't tend to get 'writer's block' as I always have other things to work on if I hit a stony patch. If I get stuck, I go and do some little job or make a cup of tea and that usually gets me moving again.(less)
Heather King Write every day, even if it is only for five minutes. Read, read, read. Don't be discouraged if you're not successful at first. Keep going;…moreWrite every day, even if it is only for five minutes. Read, read, read. Don't be discouraged if you're not successful at first. Keep going; perseverance often pays off in the end. Above all, write for yourself.(less)
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This Hallowe'en seemed a good time to discover which came first, pumpkin pie or apple pie, and whether the latter was really first made by the Americans...


Pumpkin pie of a sort was probably first made by early settlers of Plimoth Plantation in southern New England, the first permanent European settlement, from around 1621. The settlement continued from 1620 to 1692.


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A marriage of convenience leaves Eloise a heavily pregnant widow after the Battle of Waterloo. Her husband being estranged from his family had not told them of his marriage and she is discarded into the snow by them as a camp fol..." Read more of this review »
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"After her husband’s death on the Continent, a very pregnant Eloise Wakefield travels to England to visit her husband’s tomb. It is three weeks before Christmas, her child is due within a month, and she has no home of her own. Along the way, she is..." Read more of this review »
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"I got to say that this is good, really good, it’s got a real vintage feel about it from the style in which King writes to the language. This is a charming ‘Marriage of Convenience’ story on the surface it does appear to be a very basic story but t..." Read more of this review »
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The Missing Duke by Heather   King
"Book nine in the Heart of a Hero series sees Ms King take up the reigns as we once again step into Regency world of heroic heroes. This one is very much along the lines of your more traditional regency Romances with the added thrills and suspense..." Read more of this review »
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