Top tips for writing historical fiction from 64 authors!

I wanted to share with you the blog post on The History Quill that pulls together top writing tips from 64 historical fiction writers (including one from me!)

Stimulating for authors at all stages of their writing journey – take a look at:

TopTips on Writing Historical Fiction

Happy writing and reading!

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Kinnaur Spiti – areas in Himalayas where my grandfather was a forester in 1920s

This reminds me of travelling in the footsteps of my grandfather – a forester with the India Forest Service in the 1920s and 30s. He might have planted some of the apple trees that were seen along the mountain roads!

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A JEWEL OF A COVER!

I just wanted to share the new cover for my forthcoming novel – THE EMERALD AFFAIR.

Personally, I think it’s fabulous and hope you like it too!

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Set in Scotland and India, the novel is the first in the new RAJ HOTEL SERIES and will be published on 1st January 2020.

For more details and pre-order go to THE EMERALD AFFAIR

Shortlist for Historical Romantic Novel of the Year!

I feel very honoured to be one of six on the shortlist for the Goldsboro Books Historical Romantic Novel of the Year Award … for my novel IN THE FAR PASHMINA MOUNTAINS 

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The Romantic Novelists Association will be holding an awards evening in London on 4th March to announce the winners of the various romance categories ….!

 

THE EDEN GARDENS – A PARADISE LOST – OLD CALCUTTA

Fascinating history on one of Kolkata’s (Calcutta’s)  oldest pleasure gardens …

 

via THE EDEN GARDENS – A PARADISE LOST

PASHMINA MOUNTAINS – 99p deal!

I just wanted to share with you that my new historical novel, IN THE FAR PASHMINA MOUNTAINS, is on at the special price of 99p in the Kindle Daily Deal on AMAZON UK.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/b?node=5400977031

JUST FOR TODAY!

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Holy Street Dhurrumtollah – history of old Calcutta

I’m sharing an interesting article on an area of old Calcutta whose history stretches far back before the times of the British in India to a religious origin …. via Holy Street Dhurrumtollah