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Isolde Martyn is best known for well-researched historical novels set against turbulent times. Her debut novel The Maiden and the Unicorn won the prestigious RITA Award for 'Best First Novel' from Romance Writers of America. Her first two books also won the mainstream 'Romantic Novel of the Year Award' in Australia.

Since being published, she has given talks and workshops at conferences in New York, Wiesbaden and Auckland as well as in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Isolde has had two books out in 2013. MISTRESS TO THE CROWN about King Edward IV's favourite, Elizabeth Lambard, known to history as Mistress Jane Shore. Her other novel THE DEVIL IN ERMINE is about the events of 1483 when Richard III became king. The story is told by a handsome villain, Harry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, who was Richard’s cousin and great ally.For more information about her books, please have a look at the PUBLICATIONS page.

If you are an aspiring writer, you may find the various checklists in the 'Help for Writers' section of this website worth having a look through before you send off your manuscript to an agent or a publisher.

November news

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    Christmas Draw
    Win a print copy of MISTRESS TO THE CROWN and THE DEVIL IN ERMINE!
    Put your name into one or both draws.
    Contact me through this website or send your name in to my Facebook Author page.
    Winners’ names will be announced the secnd week in December.

    Kindle Special Offer
    For 99c, you can get an e-copy of Mistress to the Crown but the offer ends soon.

    German Edition
    Mätresse der Krone will be available from Cora Verlag in December

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