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

Travel Destinations – K C Abbott

Today I have the last post in the favourite travel destinations series – I hope you have enjoyed these as much as I have!  A warm welcome to K C Abbott who has chosen a truly stunning place as a finale:- Christina asked for exotic, so I thought I’d do…

Travel Destinations – Liz Harris

Today we go a little bit further afield again with the favourite travel destinations as Liz Harris tells us hers and she definitely prefers a hotter climate:- When writing Evie Undercover, I’d have been hard put to say which had come first – the sudden desire to write a romantic…

Travel Destinations – Kirsty Ferry

We’ve heard about some truly wonderful destinations this past week and today I welcome Kirsty Ferry to tell us about her favourite, which is a bit closer to home but just as lovely:- I would have to say my favourite holiday destination is Norfolk. We’ve been going to the same…

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