Award-winning author, Clare Flynn is a former global marketing director. She now lives on the south coast of England and most of her time these days is spent writing her novels.
Her first novel, A Greater World, set in the Blue Mountains of Australia in the 1920s, was awarded an Indie BRAG Medallion in 2015.
Kurinji Flowers, a gripping story of love and loss set in colonial India on a tea plantation in the 1930s and 40s, also gained a BRAG Award in 2015. Letters from a Patchwork Quilt, achieved a 5 Star Medallion from Readers' Favorite. The Green Ribbons is set in rural England in 1900 and has also been honoured with a coveted BRAG Medallion. Her latest novel The Chalky Sea is set in England and Canada during World War 2.Clare is currently at work on the sequel to The Chalky Sea, set in Canada in the aftermath of the war.
All Clare's novels feature places she knows well and she does extensive research to build the period and geographic flavour of her books.
Get a free copy of Clare's exclusive short story collection, A Fine Pair of Shoes, at www.clareflynn.co.uk.
Clare is fluent in Italian and loves spending time in Italy. In her spare time she likes to quilt, paint and travel as often and as widely as possible. Clare is an active member of the Historical Novel Society, the Romantic Novelists Association, The Society of Authors and the Alliance of Independent Authors.