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Women's and Historical Fiction giveaway featuring THE DUCHESS!

Berkley is running a cross-promotional sweepstakes in late August, and THE DUCHESS is one of the featured titles! The sweepstakes will run August 23 – September 6 2021.


Fiction Summer Reads giveaway featuring THE DUCHESS!

The sweepstakes will run from July 12 – July 26 2021 and can be found here. Good luck!

Cover of The Royal Governess

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Che Bello!

La Governante della Regina is published in Italy March 8 by Edizioni Piemme. Check out this wonderful cover for the Italian edition of The Governess.

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US Paperback out on February 22nd

I LOVE this stunning Crown-tastic new cover design for the U.S. paperback of THE ROYAL GOVERNESS. Out February 22! courtesy of the brilliant Berkley Press.


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Experience Britain Giveaway

ROLL UP FOR THE SWEEPSTAKES! My fantastic American publishers Berkley have combined with Quaintly to create this wonderful competition to win a bit of everything that’s best about Britain. Including a copy of The Royal Governess paperback! From February 8th-18th. Find the link here.


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The Governess, German and Russian editions

SO THRILLED with my romantic Russian edition. Published by Arcadia Books, St Petersburg THE BRILLIANT German edition of The Governess, TEATIME MIT LILIBET, is published by Ullstein.


Wednesday 7th October, 7.30-8.30pm

Chorleywood Bookshop online event


Monday 28th September, 7.30-8.30pm

At Home with the indies online event. Click here to register


In conversation about THE GOVERNESS with Jessamy Carlson

Wednesday 16th September 7.30-8.30pm

At Home With The Indies independent bookshops online event in conversation with Jessamy Carlson, Family and Local History Engagement Lead at The National Archives.

Click here to register.


The Governess Special Edition

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Until August 11 2020!

You can now pre-order an exclusive signed edition of The Governess complete with bonus content and 40% off using promo code GOVERNESS available from WH Smith until 9 August 2020.


Historical Fiction Giveaway!

Until June 11 2020!

A lucky US reader can win a FREE COPY of my new novel, THE ROYAL GOVERNESS, about the childhood of Queen Elizabeth II! Enter NOW and have a right royal read for those summer days in the garden! Part of a Great Historical Fiction Giveaway from Berkley Publishing to go live from May 28 until June 11 2020.


Sweepstakes 2!

Until May 14 2020!

American readers have another chance to win a free advance copy of my new novel THE ROYAL GOVERNESS, about the childhood of Queen Elizabeth II. Enter now for a right royal Lilibet-tastic lockdown read! Good luck!

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American Sweepstake!

Until APRIL 2 2020. My lovely U.S. publisher Berkley is holding a sweepstakes where a lucky 10 American readers can win an early copy of The Royal Governess, about the childhood of Queen Elizabeth II. Marion Crawford, a spirited young Scotswoman, was hired as her governess and determined to bring normality to the remote and formal life of her royal pupil. She took the little princess on the Tube, shopping at Woolworth’s and even started a Buckingham Palace Girl Guide pack. It’s a story never told before, about the world’s most famous woman and the lively young teacher who made her the Queen we love today.

U.S. residents can enter for a chance to win the book at the link here. Best of luck!

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Publication!

AUGUST 20 2020
The Governess is published in the UK by Welbeck Publishing

AUGUST 25 2020
The Royal Governess is published in the USA by Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House

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