UPDATE! February Fizz, Fun and Fiction in aid of HOPE Against Cancer

Follow-up to myself and Lizzie Lamb’s February gig at www.kilworthhousehotel.co.uk on behalf of www.hopeagainstcancer.co.uk (see earlier blog post)

Lovely write up in the Hope Against Cancer magazine … thank you everyone for your wonderful support!

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Fairy Tale of New York

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Summer holidays exist to be savoured long after the local wine has been drunk (why does it never taste the same?) and the freckles have faded and it’s true, memories of happy times in sunnier climes keep us going through the January gloom. Read more

Oscar Nominated

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I’ve always loved Oscar Wilde, a fascinating man whose remarkable personal life sometimes overshadows his literary genius. Not for me, he is without doubt one of the greats, stylish, witty and gifted, I return to his work again and again. Read more

Love Reading Award for latest Novel

Secrets of the Heart by Adrienne VaughanI am delighted to have been shortlisted for the

‘Best Author Published Read 2015’

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Seaside setting for a Scandal

Coliemore Harbour, Dalkey, County Dublin 640Dalkey is a beautiful seaside village on the east coast of Ireland about eight miles south of Dublin and has always been a favoured family resort. As a youngster we lived close enough to pack up Dad’s car and head off, stopping at a shimmering golden beach we called ‘Simon Templar Bay’ to watch speed boats buzzing about on sparkling seas while mom sipped a glass of wine and dad enjoyed a Guinness ‒ happy days.  Read more

A MOST DEADLY AFFAIR – LONGLISTED FOR COVETED AWARD

Adrienne Vaughan Author at RNA Conference

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Adrienne’s first historical novel, A Most Deadly Affair, set in the 1950’s, was longlisted for the coveted Elizabeth Goudge Trophy at the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) conference held at the Queen Mary University in London, recently. Read more

Events

What am I doing?

JULY

RNA logoI’m at the Romantic Novelist’s Association Conference in London from 10th – 12th July

Each year the conference offers a wide variety of talks, seminars and workshops by top authors and by publishing professionals with a wide range of interests.  Read more

Romancing September – Blogger and book reviewer, Rosie Amber, campaigning to link more readers with writers

rosie-gardening-02-smallerI was interviewed recently by Rosie Amber a self confessed bookworm, avid reader and book reviewer

Rosie: Where is your home town?

Adrienne: I’m lucky enough to have two home towns, Leicester where I was born and Dublin where I was brought up.

Rosie: How long have you been writing romance?  Read more

Poetry in Motion – The Hollow Heart

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