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Nicola offers a number of talks to history associations, literary festivals and other interested audiences. Her six most popular talks are listed below, plus she also gives creative writing workshops. Please contact Nicola if you are interested in any of these workshops.
The rags to riches story of the rise of a dynasty and the house that embodied their fortunes.
The love story of the Earl of Craven and Elizabeth Stuart, the daughter of King James I, is one of the great untold tales of history.
The life of the Victorian and Edwardian servants at Ashdown House.
Jane Austen's family and the Craven family of Ashdown House intermarried on several occasions and it is said that the Cravens inspired some of her most scandalous characters.
The forgotten history of the British towns that housed prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars 1792 - 1815.
From Horatio Nelson to George Best, what we look for in our heroes and why we need them.
Nicola was the first UK Mills & Boon historical author to be published in the US and the first to hit the USA Today bestseller list. In 2007 she was nominated as a Mills & Boon "Queen of Romance" as their bestselling historical author!
Nicola's books have won a number of awards. She has been nominated three times for the RWA RITA Award and twice for the UK equivalent, the RNA Romance Prize.
Deceived, Nicola's first book for HQN Books, was runner up for the prestigious Elizabeth Goudge Trophy and was also nominated for the UK Libraries Pure Passion Awards and for a Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award.
Nicola has been a historical consultant for UK television and radio programmes including The Restoration Man and Land Lines.
Find out about Nicola's forthcoming books.
Nicola at a Glance:
Nicola works as a historian and tour guide at Ashdown House, a stunning seventeenth century stately home.
Nicola and her husband travel widely and have driven across Africa, Iceland, and Costa Rica and sailed to the Arctic Circle on a converted icebreaker.
A lifelong supporter of the Guide Dogs charity in the UK, Nicola has been the puppy walker for four qualified guide dogs!
Representation and Contact:
MIRA Books UK
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