Fortune's Wheel: The First Meonbridge Chronicle

Carolyn Hughes (Author)

Product Details

Riverdown Books
Publish Date
October 14, 2019
5.98 X 0.73 X 9.02 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author

CAROLYN HUGHES has lived much of her life in Hampshire. With a first degree in Classics and English, she started working life as a computer programmer, then a very new profession. But it was technical authoring that later proved her vocation, as she wrote and edited material, some fascinating, some dull, for an array of different clients, including banks, an international hotel group and medical instruments manufacturers. Having written creatively for most of her adult life, it was not until her children flew the nest several years ago that writing historical fiction took centre stage, alongside gaining a Master's degree in Creative Writing from Portsmouth University and a PhD from the University of Southampton. Children's Fate is the fourth MEONBRIDGE CHRONICLE, and a fifth is under way.


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