About the Author
Her first novel, A Greater World, is set in the Blue Mountains of Australia in the 1920s and was awarded an Indie BRAG Medallion in 2015. You can download A Greater World free on Amazon and other retailers. Clare's second novel, Kurinji Flowers, is a gripping story of love and loss set in colonial India on a tea plantation in the 1930s and 40s. This was also honored with a BRAG Medallion in September 2015. Letters From a Patchwork Quilt, set in the late nineteenth century in England and the USA has received a Readers' Favorite 5 Star Medallion.
Clare's novels feature places she knows well and she does extensive research to build the period and geographic flavor of her books. She went to live for 2 weeks on a tea plantation while writing Kurinji Flowers and her travels for research have taken her from Sydney to St Louis. Clare lives in Chiswick, London and is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Alliance of Independent Authors. When not writing she likes to splash about with watercolors and is a frequent visitor to the galleries, theatres and museums of London.
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