Hazel Gaynor is an author and freelance journalist. Her first novel ‘The Girl Who Came Home’ was self-published in March 2012 and reached No.1 in the Amazon Kindle chart for Historical Fiction.
After leaving her corporate career in 2009, Hazel began to seriously pursue her love of writing, establishing an award-winning blog ‘Hot Cross Mum’ and writing for press and websites in Ireland and the UK.
Her love of history and historical fiction resulted in her first novel, which is set around events on Titanic. She is now working on her second historical fiction novel based in late Victorian and Edwardian London.
Hazel contributes to national writing website writing.ie, reviews books for hellomagazine.com and also has her own writing blog whimsandtonic.worpress.com
Originally from North Yorkshire, England, Hazel now lives in Ireland with her husband and two young children.
Hazel is represented by Sheila Crowley of Curtis Brown, London.
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Twas the night before Christmas, and in a small Irish town A writer stared at her laptop and frowned, At the pages and pages she’d crafted with care, In the hope that a bestseller soon would be hers. While her children were nestled all snug in their beds Visions…
This month I’m delighted to welcome back historical fiction author, Jenny Barden, to Whims & Tonic to tell us about her second novel, THE LOST DUCHESS, which was published last week and is being officially launched in London this very evening! Jenny’s debut novel MISTRESS OF THE SEA was hugely…
I’m really excited to be participating in a new venture called Writers Web TV, the brain child of Ireland’s writing industry superwoman, Vanessa O’Loughlin of writing.ie and Inkwell Writers. Getting Published is a live workshop, which you can register to watch, online, for free and takes place this Saturday, 9th…