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Arresting Beauty – the Pre-Raphaelite Society says . . .

‘The intriguing  and likeable protagonist, the absorbing writing style, and the fascinating glimpses into daily, behind-the-scenes aspects of Victorian life made this book a memorable and exciting read. . . I would recommend this amazing story to anyone interested in Victorian art, the Pre-Raphaelites, as well as any reader who likes historical novels with strong female […]

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Dimbola – the setting for Arresting Beauty

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Reviews for Arresting Beauty

‘For anyone who knows and loves the Isle of Wight, there had to be a right way to tell the story of life in Julia Margaret Cameron’s Dimbola Lodge, and Tennyson’s Farringford, and Cooper has found it. ARRESTING BEAUTY is a gem.’ Dominic Minghella, Writer and Producer For full reviews go to https://beachy books.com/bookshop/arresting-beauty

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Arresting Beauty – my new novel

I am delighted to announce that my new novel, Arresting Beauty, was published by Beachy Books on 30th September 2023. Joanne Owen, Editorial Expert at Lovereading, said: ‘Based on real people, this reels with romance, period atmosphere, and the spirit of a young woman who teeters between her working-class roots and bohemian high society in […]

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The Historical Novel Society says . . .

‘The characters walk off the pages . . . and the pages turned themselves.’

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The paperback edition published on 26th October 2019

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Audio Book

The audio book of Stealing Roses, beautifully read by Karen Cass, will be published by Isis Publishing on 1st August.

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Stealing Roses Book Launch

Stealing Roses was launched at Waterstones in Newport on the Isle of Wight last Friday (24th). Thank you to all who came along to to the launch! Here are some reviews of the book… An assured and engaging historical romance set on the Isle of Wight . . . I thoroughly enjoyed Stealing Roses and […]

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