Knights, nuns and sisters on the run: an evening of historic fiction in tribute to...
... was a best selling historic novelist who lived in Prestwich. She wrote four novels, including the acclaimed Song of Songs a sweeping epic of love and loss set in early twentieth century Lancashire and Cheshire. She was working on a fifth novel, Eve, when she died in 2012. She attended St Hilda's Church and this evening has been organised in tribute to her.
with Deborah Swift
... used to work as a set and costume designer in theatre and at the BBC. Her debut novel The Lady’s Slipper - about a rare orchid, the Quaker movement and prejudice - was shortlisted for the Impress Prize, and since then she has published a second set in the 17th century, The Gilded Lily. Deborah lives in the glorious countryside of North Lancashire close to the Lake District National Park. Her third novel, A Divided Inheritance will be out in the autumn.
... lives in Prestwich with her husband and daughter. She was born and raised in Cork City and is the great-grand niece of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. Her debut novel The Fifth Knight is a medieval thriller based on the infamous murder of Thomas Becket in Canterbury in 1170. It was published in the UK in March by Thomas & Mercer and is a #1 bestseller in Action & Adventure and Historical Fiction on Amazon.com.