• Adele O'Neill
    Adele O'Neill
  • Aimee Brown
    Aimee Brown
  • Alison Sherlock
    Alison Sherlock
  • Andrew Frediani
    Andrew Frediani
  • Angie Coleman
    Angie Coleman
  • Anita Davison
    Anita Davison
  • Anna Premoli
    Anna Premoli
  • Carys Jones
    Carys Jones
  • Cassie Rocca
    Cassie Rocca
  • Celia Hayes
    Celia Hayes
  • CW
    Chrissie Walsh
  • CC
    Claudia Carroll
  • Cynthia Clark
    Cynthia Clark
  • DM
    D.L. Michaels
  • Danielle F. White
    Danielle F. White
  • Danielle Ryan
    Danielle Ryan
  • Dawn Goodwin
    Dawn Goodwin
  • Dee Yates
    Dee Yates
  • DM
    Denzil Meyrick
  • Elaine Roberts
    Elaine Roberts
  • Erin Green
    Erin Green
  • Faith Hogan
    Faith Hogan
  • Fay Keenan
    Fay Keenan
  • FK
    Felicia Kingsley
  • Fenella J. Miller
    Fenella J. Miller
  • Fiona Perrin
    Fiona Perrin
  • FM
    Franco Marks
  • G.L. Baron
    G.L. Baron
  • Georgie Capron
    Georgie Capron
  • Heather Burnside
    Heather Burnside
  • Jane Lacey-Crane
    Jane Lacey-Crane
  • Janet Hoggarth
    Janet Hoggarth
  • Jennifer Wells
    Jennifer Wells
  • Jessica Jarlvi
    Jessica Jarlvi
  • Jill Steeples
    Jill Steeples
  • Julia Ross
    Julia Ross
  • JH
    Julie Houston
  • Karen Osman
    Karen Osman
  • KF
    Kate Forster
  • Kate Ryder
    Kate Ryder
  • KS
    Kendra Smith
  • Laura Kemp
    Laura Kemp
  • Lauren Westwood
    Lauren Westwood
  • Lesley Eames
    Lesley Eames
  • Lindsey Hutchinson
    Lindsey Hutchinson
  • Lisa Hobman
    Lisa Hobman
  • LEC
    Louise Emma Clarke
  • LC
    Lucy Coleman
  • Mark Toscano
    Mark Toscano
  • Martin Rua
    Martin Rua
  • Matthew Harffy
    Matthew Harffy
  • MH
    Meg Hutchinson
  • Minna Howard
    Minna Howard
  • Monty Marsden
    Monty Marsden
  • OH
    Olivia Hart
  • Patricia Mar
    Patricia Mar
  • Penny Feeny
    Penny Feeny
  • Rachel Brimble
    Rachel Brimble
  • Rosie Clarke
    Rosie Clarke
  • Sara Tessa
    Sara Tessa
  • Sarah Flint
    Sarah Flint
  • Sarah Simpson
    Sarah Simpson
  • Sasha Morgan
    Sasha Morgan
  • Shari Low
    Shari Low
  • Siân O'Gorman
    Siân O'Gorman
  • Susan Gee
    Susan Gee
  • Tania Crosse
    Tania Crosse
  • Theresa Talbot
    Theresa Talbot
  • Zoë Folbigg
    Zoë Folbigg
Adele O'Neill
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Adele O'Neill

Adele is a writer from Co. Wicklow who lives with her husband Alan and her two teenage daughters. Influenced by writers across all genres she has a particular fondness for fiction that is relatable and realistic. Her debut novel was awarded The Annie McHale Debut Novel Award for 2017 and is a character driven story of survival, dark family secrets and sibling loyalty, just like life. Her second novel Behind a Closed Door is another emotionally harrowing tale of impossible choices, loyalty and friendship. Adele writes overlooking the Irish Sea, which she credits for the tumultuous dynamics in the relationships and lives of her unsuspecting characters in her third novel, When the Time Comes, another dark tale that tests the lengths we go to protect the ones we love.

Aimee Brown
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Aimee Brown

Aimee Brown is a writer of romantic comedies set in Portland, Oregon, and an avid reader. She spends much of her time writing, raising three teenagers, binge-watching shows on Netflix and obsessively cleaning and redecorating her house. She's fluent in sarcasm and has been known to utter profanities like she's competing for a medal. Aimee grew up in Oregon, but is now a transplant living in cold Montana with her husband of twenty years, three teenage children, and far too many pets. She is a lot older than she looks and yes, that is a tattoo across her chest. (In the Portlandia spirit, yes, I lived many years in PDX and I do indeed have a bird tattooed on me (2!)). Aimee is very active on social media.

Alison Sherlock
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Alison Sherlock

Alison Sherlock enjoyed reading and writing stories from an early age and gave up office life to follow her dream. Alison lives in Surrey with her husband and a daft golden retriever.

Andrew Frediani
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Andrew Frediani

Andrew Frediani is an Italian author and academic. He has published several non-fiction books as well as historical novels including the Invincible series and the Dictator trilogy. His works have been translated into five languages.

Angie Coleman
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Angie Coleman

Angie Coleman was born in 1987 in Lanciano, Italy. She graduated from Organization and Social Relations at the University of Chieti. Winner of the 2016 Ilmioesordio prize.

Anita Davison
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Anita Davison

Born in London, Anita has always had a penchant for all things historical. She now lives in the beautiful Cotswolds, the backdrop for her Flora Maquire mysteries.

Anna Premoli
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Anna Premoli

Anna Premoli is a bestselling author in Italy. She began writing to relieve stress while working as a financial consultant for a private bank. Her novel, Love to Hate You won the Bancarella prize in 2013.

Carys Jones
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Carys Jones

Carys Jones loves nothing more than to write and create stories which ignite the reader's imagination. Based in Shropshire, England, Carys lives with her husband, two guinea pigs and her adored canine companion Rollo.

Cassie Rocca
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Cassie Rocca

Cassie Rocca is a writer of Sicilian origin who has lived in Genoa since the age of three. In everyday life she is a child-minder, a job which gives her plenty of ideas for her modern fairy tales.

Celia Hayes
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Celia Hayes

Celia Hayes works as a restorer and lives in Naples. Between one restoration and another, she loves to write. Don't Marry Thomas Clark reached #1 in the Amazon Italian Ebook chart.

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Chrissie Walsh

Born and raised in West Yorkshire, Chrissie trained to be a singer and cellist before becoming a teacher. When she married her trawler skipper husband, they moved to a little fishing village in N. Ireland. Chrissie is passionate about history and that passion and knowledge shine through in her writing. The Girl from the Mill is her debut novel.

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Claudia Carroll

Claudia Carroll is a number one bestselling author in Ireland and a top ten bestseller in the UK, selling over 700,000 copies of her paperbacks alone. She was born in Dublin where she still lives and where she has worked extensively both as a theatre and stage actress. She now writes full-time.

Cynthia Clark
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Cynthia Clark

Cynthia Clark was born and brought up in Malta, where she graduated in Communications and went to work for a daily newspaper. She has since lived in the US, where she worked as a writer in online business journals. She and her husband now live in the States with their twin daughters.

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D.L. Michaels

D.L. Michaels is a former award-winning TV executive, who married in Tuscany, has one teenage son and lives on an old converted farm in the Peak District. Favourite writers include Harlan Coben, Patricia Cornwell and Nicci French.

Danielle F. White
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Danielle F. White

Danielle F. White was born in Naples and lives in Milan and Padua. An events organizer, she works with communications agencies, cultural organizations, magazines, radio and TV. Since 2003 she has edited the popular blog www.dottoressadania.it.

Danielle Ryan
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Danielle Ryan

Danielle Ryan is a bestselling author in Italy. Her debut novel Finding You reached no. 1 on Italian Amazon.

Dawn Goodwin
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Dawn Goodwin

Dawn's career has spanned PR, advertising and publishing. Now, she loves to write about the personalities hiding behind the masks, whether beautiful or ugly. Married, she lives in London with her two daughters and a British bulldog called Geoffrey.

Dee Yates
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Dee Yates

Born and brought up in the south of England, the eldest girl of nine children, Dee moved north to Yorkshire to study medicine. She remained there, working in well woman medicine and general practice and bringing up her three daughters. She retired slightly early at the end of 2003, in order to start writing, and wrote two books in the next three years. In 2007 she moved further north, to the beautiful Southern Uplands of Scotland. Here she fills her time with her three grandsons, helping in the local museum, the church and the school library, walking, gardening and reading. She writes historical fiction, poetry and more recently non-fiction. Occasionally she gets to compare notes with her youngest sister Sarah Flint who writes crime with blood-curdling descriptions which make Dee want to hide behind the settee.

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Denzil Meyrick

Denzil Meyrick was born in Glasgow and brought up in Campbeltown. After studying politics, he pursued a varied career including time spent as a police officer and freelance journalist. Denzil lives on Loch Lomond side with his wife, Fiona. Aria publishes his ebooks in the US only.

Elaine Roberts
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Elaine Roberts

Elaine Roberts had a dream to write for a living. She completed her first novel in her twenties and received her first very nice rejection. Life then got in the way until she picked up her dream again in 2010 and shortly afterwards had her first short story published. Elaine and her patient husband, Dave, have five children who have flown the nest. Home is in Dartford, Kent and is always busy with their children, grandchildren, grand dogs and cats visiting.

Erin Green
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Erin Green

Erin was born and raised in Warwickshire, where she resides with her husband. She writes contemporary novels focusing on love, life and laughter. An ideal day for Erin involves writing, people watching and copious amounts of tea. Erin was delighted to be awarded The Katie Fforde Bursary in 2017 and previously, Love Stories 'New Talent Award' in 2015. For more about Erin, visit her website www.ErinGreenAuthor.co.uk or follow on Twitter @ErinGreenAuthor.

Faith Hogan
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Faith Hogan

Faith lives in the west of Ireland with her husband, four children and two very fussy cats. She has an Hons Degree in English Literature and Psychology, has worked as a fashion model and in the intellectual disability and mental health sector.

Fay Keenan
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Fay Keenan

Fay Keenan was born in Surrey and raised in Hampshire, before finally settling back in the West Country. When Fay is not chasing her children around or writing, she teaches English at a local secondary school. She lives with her husband of fourteen years, two daughters, a cat, two chickens and a Weimaraner called Bertie in a village in Somerset, which may or may not have provided the inspiration for Little Somerby.

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Felicia Kingsley

Felicia Kingsley was born in 1987. She lives in a small town near Modena and works as an architect. Her debut novel How (Not) to Marry a Duke was the second most read e-book in Italy in 2017.

Fenella J. Miller
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Fenella J. Miller

Fenella J. Miller was born in the Isle of Man. Her father was a Yorkshire man and her mother the daughter of a Rajah. She has worked as a nanny, cleaner, field worker, hotelier, chef, secondary and primary teacher and is now a full time writer. She has over thirty-eight Regency romantic adventures published plus four Jane Austen variations, three Victorian sagas and seven WW2 family sagas. She lives in a pretty, riverside village in Essex with her husband and British Shorthair cat. She has two adult children and three grandchildren.

Fiona Perrin
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Fiona Perrin

Fiona Perrin was a journalist and copywriter before building a career as a sales and marketing director in industry. Having always written, she completed the Curtis Brown Creative Writing course before writing The Story After Us. Fiona grew up in Cornwall, hung out for a long time in London and then Hertfordshire, and now writes as often as possible from her study overlooking the sea at the end of The Lizard peninsula.

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Franco Marks

Franco Marks is a writer and television director who lives and works in Rome. He has written the novels La neve rossa, Il visionario (shortlisted for the 2003 Strega Prize), Festa al blu di Prussia (winner of the Procida Isola di Arturo – Elsa Morante Prize 2005), Il profumo della neve (shortlisted for the 2007 Strega Prize), Lo show della farfalla (shortlisted for the 2010 Viareggio-Repaci Prize), Il suicidio perfetto, La mossa del cartomante, Tre cadaveri sotto la neve, Lo strano caso dell'orso ucciso nel bosco, Delitto con inganno and Giallo di mezzanotte. His books have been translated in several countries.

G.L. Baron
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G.L. Baron

G.L. Baron is a bestselling Italian author. Dante's Key reached the top ten in the Amazon, Kobo and Apple charts.

Georgie Capron
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Georgie Capron

Georgie lives in South West London with her husband and daughter. Alongside her writing she works as a primary school teacher and she particularly enjoys teaching English. She studied Italian and History of Art at the University of Edinburgh and did a PGCE in primary education at the University of London.

Heather Burnside
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Heather Burnside

Heather Burnside spent her teenage years on one of the toughest estates in Manchester and she draws heavily on this background as the setting for many of her novels. After taking a career break to raise two children Heather enrolled on a creative writing course. Heather now works full-time on her novels from her home in Manchester, which she shares with her two grown-up children.

Jane Lacey-Crane
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Jane Lacey-Crane

Born in London, Jane's writing career began in cable TV, writing true crime documentaries. More recently, Jane has contributed to an anthology of short stories and written two weekly crime serials. When she's not writing, Jane loves to read good books, binge watch TV boxsets and drink tea. And wine.

Janet Hoggarth
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Janet Hoggarth

Janet Hoggarth has worked on a chicken farm, as a bookseller, children's book editor, and DJ with her best friend (under the name of Whitney and Britney). She has published several children's books, the most recent ones written under the pseudonym of Jess Bright. Her first adult novel, The Single Mums' Mansion is based on her experiences of living communally as a single parent.

Jennifer Wells
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Jennifer Wells

Jennifer works in Market Research when not writing. She lives in Devon with her young family and cat. The Secret is her third novel in the series set in fictional Missensham in the Home Counties.

Jessica Jarlvi
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Jessica Jarlvi

Born in Sweden, Jessica moved to London at the age of 18 to obtain a BSc Hons degree in Publishing and Business. She worked in publishing in the UK for a number of years before heading to Chicago where she edited a magazine for expats. Back in Sweden, she completed a Masters in Creative Writing. Since 2010, Jessica has taught journalism and media at a local university, and has spent the last five years as the marketing and PR manager for a British firm. Last year, she was one of the winners in the Montegrappa Prize for First Fiction at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. Jessica is married with three spirited children, and although she's known for her positivity, her writing tends to be rather dark!

Jill Steeples
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Jill Steeples

Jill Steeples lives in a small market town in Bedfordshire with her husband and two children. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, walking, baking cakes, eating them and drinking wine.

Julia Ross
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Julia Ross

Julia Ross was born in Milan in 1981. After taking a degree in biotechnology she went on to do a doctorate in immunology. Alongside her scientific research she has always cultivated her passions for music and writing.

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Julie Houston

Julie Houston is the author of The One Saving Grace, Goodness, Grace and Me, Looking for Lucy and A Village Affair, a Kindle top 100 general bestseller and a Kindle Number1 bestseller. She is married, with two teenage children and a mad cockerpoo and, like her heroine, lives in a West Yorkshire village. She is also a teacher and a magistrate.

Karen Osman
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Karen Osman

Originally from the UK, Karen won the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Montegrappa Novel Writing Award 2016 with her crime-thriller novel, the bestselling The Good Mother. When she's not writing novels, Karen is busy bringing up her two young children and running her communication business Travel Ink.

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Kate Forster

Kate Forster lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband, two children and dogs and can be found nursing a laptop, surrounded by magazines and talking on the phone, usually all at once. She is an avid follower of fashion, fame and all things pop culture and is also an excellent dinner party guest who always brings gossip and champagne.

Kate Ryder
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Kate Ryder

Kate Ryder has worked in a number of industries including publishing, mainly as a proof-reader/copy editor and writer for a national newspaper, magazines and publishing houses. A member of the New Writers Scheme with the Romantic Novelists Association, in 2013 she published her debut novel, The Forgotten Promise, a timeslip romance and mysterious ghost story, which was shortlisted for Choc Lit's 2016 'Search for a Star' and also honoured with a Chill With A Book 'Book of the Month' Award. Kate lives in a renovated 200-year-old sawmill in the beautiful Tamar Valley with her husband and a collection of animals.

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Kendra Smith

Kendra Smith has been a journalist, wife, mother, aerobics teacher, qualified diver and very bad cake baker. She started her career in Sydney selling advertising space but quickly made the leap to editorial - and went on to work on several women's magazines in both Sydney and London. With dual Australian-British nationality, she currently lives in Surrey with her husband and three children.

Laura Kemp
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Laura Kemp

Laura lives in Penarth, Cardiff with her supportive husband, gorgeous son, playful dog and ancient cat. Writing to Laura is compulsive. With 15 years journalistic experience and several successful books to her name, writing is her escape and her love.

Lauren Westwood
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Lauren Westwood

Lauren Westwood writes romantic women's fiction, and is also an award-winning children's writer. Originally from California, she now lives in England in a pernickety old house built in 1602, with her partner and three daughters. facebook: @Lwestwoodbooks; twitter: @lwestwoodwriter; web: www.laurenwestwoodwriter.com; instagram: @lwestwoodwriter; Goodreads: Lauren Westwood

Lesley Eames
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Lesley Eames

Born in Manchester but currently living in Hertfordshire, Lesley's career has included law and charity fundraising. She is now devoting her time to her own writing and to teaching creative writing to others. In addition to selling almost 90 short stories to the women's magazine market, Lesley has won the Festival of Romance's New Talent Award and the Romantic Novelists' Associations Elizabeth Goudge Cup.

Lindsey Hutchinson
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Lindsey Hutchinson

Lindsey lives in Shropshire with her husband and dog. She loves to read and has recently discovered photography. She is the daughter of million-copy bestselling author Meg Hutchinson.

Lisa Hobman
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Lisa Hobman

Lisa's debut novel was shortlisted in the 2014 RNA. Her stories centre around believable, yet down to earth characters and the places in Scotland she has visited and fallen in love with. She is a happily married mum of one with two energetic dogs.

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Louise Emma Clarke

Louise's blog, Mum of Boys and Mabel has over 100k followers. Having moved to Dubai with her family she's now back in the UK and is enjoying writing. From Mum with Love is her debut novel.

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Lucy Coleman

Lucy lives in the Forest of Dean in the UK with her lovely husband and Bengal cat, Ziggy. Her novels have been short-listed in the UK's Festival of Romance and the eFestival of Words Book Awards. Lucy won the 2013 UK Festival of Romance: Innovation in Romantic Fiction award.

Mark Toscano
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Mark Toscano

Mark Toscano is a journalist and author. He has worked for the radio, television and agencies, and writes on politics for national newspapers in Italy.

Martin Rua
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Martin Rua

Martin Rua is a scholar of the history of religions, specialising in freemasonry and alchemy. After a trip to Prague and Chartres he created Lorenzo Aragona, the central character in his novels, which combine adventure with esotericism.