| Carol Townend|| Writer|
| Royal Holloway, University of London|
The novice bride, Leaves on the Wind, Royal Russia: The Priva, Runaway Lady - Conqueri, Harlequin Historical July 2013
Carol Townend Wikipedia
Carol Townend is a writer of historical romances for Harlequin Mills & Boon. Her novels are generally set in Medieval England and Europe. Her first novel won the Romantic Novelists' Association New Writer's Award. She has also published a number of articles with Writing Magazine and Writers' News.
Born in 1953 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, Carol Townend was educated in Whitby by Anglican nuns within sight of Whitby Abbey. Her love of ancient and medieval history took her to London University where she read History at Royal Holloway College. Her first novel, set in 11th century England and published by Mills & Boon, won the RNA New Writers' Award in 1989. Betrothed to the Barbarian, the final book in her Byzantine trilogy, was shortlisted for the 2013 RoNA Rose Award and Unveiling Lady Clare was shortlisted for the 2015 RoNA Rose Award. Carol lives in London with her husband and daughter.