Maxine Barry writes contemporary romantic fiction, often set in exotic locations and featuring feisty heroines.
Maxine’s backlist, including Imposter in Paradise, Heart of Fire and The Lying Game, are being reissued by Corazon Books.
Amanda Brittany is the bestselling author of twisty psychological thrillers. Her debut, Her Last Lie has so far raised over £7,000 for Cancer Research UK, from her eBook royalties.
Amanda loves walking her dogs, eating cake, and travelling. She is published by HQ
Sylvia Broady writes historical sagas set in the Yorkshire city of Hull. She has family both in Hull and Australia. Travelling to shores, both near and far, is often on agenda. Her grandchildren and zest for life keeps her young at heart.
Sylvia’s book The Lost Daughter is out November 2018, from Allison & Busby.
Dennis Carey writes contemporary and historical fiction. Though based in Northamptonshire, his writing has a strong Irish influence and provides cause to return to his native Ireland as often as possible.
In 2016 Henry started the Coastal Exploration Company, taking people on expeditions through the wilderness of the North Norfolk marshes.
Lesley Cookman is the author of The Libby Sarjeant Mysteries. She is also the author of The Alexandrians Trilogy, and a former Editor and feature writer. She
has also written seven pantomimes and a book on how to do it!
She lives on the Kent Coast with an occasional returning child and two cats.
Radostina Christova is the author of literary historical fiction that is heavily influenced by Russian and Bulgarian folklore.
She splits her time between London and Oxford, where she works in marketing and communications for the publishing, tech and entertainment industries.
Lyndsey is an Edinburgh-based science fiction and fantasy author influenced by her professional background in environmental policy and politics as well as her experience growing up in remote places. In 2020, she won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award.
Her short fiction and essays have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Imagine a Country (Canongate), Quaranzine (Malefaction Mag), and We Are Not Shadows (Folkways Press).
Lucy Cruickshanks’ novels have been shortlisted for the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award and Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize, named a Top Ten Book of the Year by The Bookbag, and featured widely in the press.
A great fan of the underdog, she’s drawn to people and places grappling with political instability, writing about societies at their most precarious and fraught with risk.
Lucy is also cofounder of Bookaxe, a startup which uses AI to connect likeminded readers, with users from over 100 countries. You can find her chatting all things books on YouTube.
Anita Davison writes historical fiction, including Royalist Rebel, Pen & Sword.
Anita’s latest novels are the Flora Maguire Mysteries, an Edwardian Cosy Mystery series published by Aria Fiction: the first release is Flora’s Secret set on an Atlantic Steamship in 1900. Followed by Betrayal at Cleeve Abbey, A Knightsbridge Scandal and The Forgotten Children. The fifth book in the series is out in November 2018.
Helena Dixon writes classic 1930’s set cosy crime. She is also a best selling multi-award winning author of romantic fiction as Nell Dixon.
A two time winner of the Romantic Novelist’s RONA Rose award, she has a passion for architecture, history and art. A registered nurse, midwife and health visitor, she works in end of life and advanced dementia care.
Lesley Eames writes historical sagas set in the early twentieth century. Her awards include the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Elizabeth Goudge Cup and the Festival of Romance’s New Talent Award. Her first book, The Runaway Women in London was shortlisted in the UK Romantic Novel Awards. She has also sold almost 100 short stories.
Lesley’s previous careers include solicitor, event organiser, and Marketing and Fundraising Development Manager for a national charity. In addition to her own writing, she provides mentoring and editing services to other writers.