LUCILLE TURNER’s first book, Gioconda, was published by Granta Books in 2011. A novel about the life of Leonardo da Vinci, it went on to win the Hislibris prize for historical fiction and was translated into several languages. She has a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature and has worked as a translator, a journalist, a teacher and a book reviewer. She lives between Bournemouth and Nice and blogs about historical fiction. Read More
Christine grew up in Liverpool where she started writing fiction at the age of eight. A careers mistress, when told of Christine’s ambitions to write for a living, told her to apply to teacher training college. Fifty years later, after retiring from teaching, she set her sights once more on publishing her stories. A novella, The Santorini Summer, went online first, followed by a short guide for parents, Help Your Child Succeed: Reading and Writing. Now there is a paperback, The Baker’s Daughter. She has finished a second novel, The Fracture Line, and a third, working title Litherland Luck, is in progress.
Her novels fall into the women’s commercial fiction genre. Read More
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