Agent: Carole Blake
Biography: Elizabeth Chadwick lives in Nottingham with her husband and two sons. Her historical research is meticulous. She works with primary and secondary sources, visits the locations and for many years has been a member of Regia Anglorum, an early medieval re-enactment society with emphasis on accurately recreating the past. She tutors in the skill of writing historical and romantic fiction.
Elizabeth won a Betty Trask Award for THE WILD HUNT, her first novel, and has been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Award several times, winning in 2011 for TO DEFY A KING. THE SCARLET LION was selected by Historical Novel Society founder Richard Lee as one of his 'Ten Landmark Historical Novels of the Last Decade'.
Her novels are sold in 18 languages worldwide and regularly feature in the UK bestseller lists. She is now writing the third novel in the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy for Little Brown UK and Sourcebooks USA.
Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick:
'The best writer of medieval fiction currently around.' -- Historical Novel Review
'An author who makes history come gloriously alive.' -- The Times
'This is historical fiction at its best.' -- The Bookseller