Mandy Baggot is an award winning author of romantic comedy and contemporary romance. Her latest novel, One Wish in Manhattan, was shortlisted for the 2016 Romantic Comedy RoNA Award.
Anita Davison writes historical fiction (Royalist Rebel, Pen & Sword) and cosy mysteries set in Edwardian England (Murder on the Minneapolis, Buried River Press).
Sue Fortin writes romantic suspense and romantic mysteries. Her fifth novel is the bestseller The Girl Who Lied, published by HarperImpulse.
Bernardine Kennedy is a popular author of contemporary romantic suspense and has had all her novels reprinted by Headline. As Marie Maxwell she writes romantic novels set in the 1960s.
Jane Lovering is an award winning author of romantic comedies. In 2012 Please Don't Stop the Music won Romantic Novel of the Year and was shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan prize.
Christie Barlow is the bestselling author of feel-good romantic
comedy. Her fifth novel is published in 2017.
Maggie Sullivan is the author of a trilogy of Coronation Street prequels for ITV/Harper Collins. Christmas on Coronation Street is published this November, Her saga. A Vow for Tomorrow, set in 50s Manchester, is out on submission.
Terri Nixon writes historical fiction and mythic fiction. She is the author of Maid of Oaklands Manor, an ebook bestseller, which is being published in paperback by Piatkus this March.
Gilly Stewart writes contemporary women's fiction. She also writes YA under the name Gill-Marie Stewart. She is currently working on her contemporary YA romance, Lily's Just Fine.
Simon Whaley is the bestselling author of One Hundred Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human. His cosy mystery Dead Heading in the Borders is currently out on submission.
Lucie Wheeler writes contemporary romance. Her debut novel, The First Time Mums' Club, is published by HarperImpulse.
Bella Osborne's debut novel It Started at Sunset Cottage made it to No 2 in The Bookseller's Heatseekers chart. She is working on a new novel which will be first published by Harper Collins in e-installments.
Writer of both commercial fiction and non-fiction, Warren FitzGerald’s first novel The Go-Away Bird won an Amazon Rising Stars Award in 2010 and in 2011 was a Waterstones Book of the Month. His latest work All in the Same Boat is currently climbing the non-fiction charts.
London-born Virginia Heath writes witty, racy regency romances filled with feisty heroines and heroes she would want to fall in love with. She is also an enthusiastic tea-drinker and lover of cake.
Janet Woods is a popular author of historical women's fiction. She is the author of Daughter of Darkness which won the mainstream section of Romantic Novel of the Year in Australia in 2002.
Maxine Barry writes contemporary romantic fiction.
Joyce Cato writes classic mysteries with a twist. She is also the author, as Faith Martin, of the DI Hilary Greene series.
Helen Watts is an award-winning writer of middle grade and young adult fiction, specialising in historical fiction. Her debut, One Day In Oradour, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
Louisa Heaton is a popular author with Mills and Boon, writing edge-of-your-seat medical romances. She is currently writing her first women's fiction novel, Change of Life.