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Cornish Summer Memories from Carol Thomas

To celebrate the paperback publication of One Cornish Summer Carol Thomas tells us about her Cornish holiday… In the early 2000s, my husband raced Zapcat powerboats with a friend. As a result, we got to follow him around the country having lots of lovely beach holidays. One of our favourite destinations was Watergate Bay, in Cornwall. […]

Memories of One Cornish Summer from Georgie Capron

To celebrate the paperback publication of One Cornish Summer Georgie Capron tells us about her Cornish holiday… This is a photograph I took of Lundy Bay in North Cornwall, one of my favourite places. I have been coming to Cornwall every year since I was two years old- it is my happy place and I […]

Cornish Summer Memories from Sam Blake

To celebrate the paperback publication of One Cornish Summer Sam Blake tells us about her Cornish holiday… My Cornish Summer It is the perfect summer evening on the Helford River. A stone’s throw from the sea, boats bob in the still balmy heat and laughter rises from The Ferry Boat Inn, possibly the most perfectly […]

Memories of One Cornish Summer from Heidi Rice

To celebrate the paperback publication of One Cornish Summer Heidi Rice tells us about her Cornish holiday… After many Cornish camping summers as a kid, my Mum and I returned there a couple of years ago in her campervan for a long weekend at a campsite on the Roseland Peninsula near the pretty fishing village […]

One Cornish Summer is out

When I began writing books set in Cornwall, so many people told me of glorious holidays they had had in the Duchy over the years. Their faces would light up with the joy of the memory. Our memories are so much a part of us…the good and the bad. One Cornish Summer tackles both… Against […]

The Joy of Poldark

Series Two of Poldark is back on our screens so Sunday night is sorted for a little while. Last summer I had the joy of writing the afterword for both Ross Poldark and Demelza for  the new MacMillan Collector’s Library Editions. I cannot begin to say how excited I am that my name and my words […]

Under A Cornish Sky – Shortlisted in the Romantic Novelists Association RoNAs

When you are starting out as a writer you dream. You dream a lot. After all that is where your stories come from. So you dream of the agent, the publisher, the readers and maybe a little bit of success. If like me you have ‘grown up’ as a writer in the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s […]

The Returning Tide – Work In Progress

I’ve neglected the blog – sorry. Life has been a bit full on and with the relocation from Dubai to the UK it’s become even more distracting. However I thought I’d blog a bit about what happens with a book once the first draft is done. Sometimes a ‘book’ has been in my head for […]

Henriette Gyland’s Top Three Books Set In Cornwall

Today Under a Cornish Sky is out. The first reviews are in and are good. You can take a peek on Vulpes Libris and here Shaz’s Book Boudoir

I have really enjoyed these top three lists and have discovered some new books as well as remembering some old favourites. I’ll try and put together a list compiled from them all.

Essie Fox’s Top Three Books Set In Cornwall

Thanks for the opportunity to choose my favourite books set in Cornwall, Liz – although it’s very hard, because once I started to think about this I realised just how many wonderful novels are set there, and how many of them are also my favourite all time reads. Here are just a few …