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

New Regency Novella – ‘Marry for Love’

Today I’m very pleased to be able to reveal the cover of my new Regency novella, Marry for Love – it’s a new style of cover for this series and I love it! Marry for Love is available for pre-order now and will be published in ebook format on Monday…

Christmas Wishes

The boys and I just wanted to wish you all a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

Happy Halloween!

Autumn is my favourite time of year and although it’s getting darker, nature puts on such an amazing display to brighten up the days it doesn’t matter! All the Halloween pumpkins certainly add a splash of colour and it’s wonderful to see all the little kids getting excited about dressing…

 
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