Christina Courtenay

About me

Christina is half English/half Swedish and grew up in Sweden. During her teens, she lived in Japan for some years, travelling extensively before returning to Europe to study modern languages. Now she divides her time between London and Herefordshire.
Christina is a committee member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, currently their Chairman.
Christina’s novels have been shortlisted for and won several awards – ‘Trade Winds’ was short listed in 2011 for the RNA’s Award for Best Historical Fiction, ‘The Scarlet Kimono’ won the Big Red Reads Best Historical Fiction Award the same year, ‘Highland Storms’ won the Best Historical Romantic Novel of the year award (RoNA) in 2012, ‘The Silent Touch of Shadows’ was shortlisted for the 2013 RoNAs (Historical) and won the Festival of Romance Award for Best Historical. ‘The Gilded Fan’ won the RoNA for Best Historical 2014.
‘The Secret Kiss of Darkness’ (time slip) is her latest novel.

From my website

Paperback Publication Day for Monsoon Mists!

It’s paperback publication day for Monsoon Mists at last!  I’m so pleased to have the final instalment in my Kinross trilogy available – it feels as if I’ve come full circle and although there are other members of that family trying to attract my attention, I feel I can leave…

The RNA at Blists Hill Victorian Town

I have just returned from the RNA conference, which was held at Newport near Telford this year, and I’ve had a lovely time!  The weekend began with a series of reader events, first at Wellington Library where many of our authors took part in talks and activities, and then at…

Monsoon Mists on Kindle!

It’s finally here – Monsoon Mists is available on Kindle both in the UK and the US! This story follows Jamie Kinross, the younger brother of Brice (hero of Highland Storms) – since he seemed to be the bad guy in that novel and that wasn’t entirely fair, I had…

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