Lucinda Elliot loves to write Gothic historical novels, which isn’t surprising as she was brought up in a series of isolated old houses her parents were renovating which would make ideal settings for a Gothic novel.
After living and working in London for many years, she now lives in mid Wales with her family.
She is fascinated by social history and women’s unwritten history.
She is intrigued by the notion of glorying in cliched themes in writing.
Her novel ‘That Scoundrel Emile Dubois’ set during the French Revoltion in France and North Wales is a take on an Ann Radcliffe type theme with vampires and time warps, while her next novel ‘Aleks Sager’s Daemon’ is about an author haunted by his own character from Tsarist Russia while ‘Ravensdale’ due out by April 2014 is set during 1792 in England is a spoof of the theme of the Disgraced Earl Framed for Murder Turns Outlaw.
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Festive wishes to all my many admirers from the dauntless Goronwy Kenrick! I feel I ought to say as much, but frankly, this festival has never been amongst my most favourite; of course, in my day we didn’t go in for all the excessive present giving in which you moderns…
Kenrick is taking it upon himself to hold forth recently, threatening revenge on that delightful ruffian Monsieur Gilles (otherwise known as Émile Dubois. It’s very tiresome of him. But then, Kenrick always was tiresome; I never understood him, and didn’t really care to; I believe a writer called Emily Bronte…
‘I ‘I pull down my corset so that my breasts are exposed, and pushed up by the underwiring. I look at them in the mirror, at the round white globes of flesh surmounted by rosy nipples. They skim the hair on his chest as I move my body closer to…