Hazel Gaynor

About me

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.

From my website

New year, new website

Ahh, January. Bringer of all things new and shiny – such as my brand new website http://www.hazelgaynor.com/ which will be my online home from now on. I hope you’ll visit the new site and will sign up to continue to follow my blog updates and news as I head towards publication…

The Girl Who Came Home – to the UK and Ireland!

Just when you think things can’t possibly get any more exciting, this happens – the Advance Reader Edition of THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME, copies of which arrived at my publisher today! I am literally pinching myself (whilst sipping a glass of prosecco!) I’m so thrilled with the cover and…

Then and Now: Becoming Josephine, by Heather Webb

I can’t believe a year has passed since I started ‘Then and Now’. What began as a very simple idea to look at writer success stories has proved to be so inspiring. To round off a wonderful year of positive tales of getting there, I’m so thrilled to invite Heather…

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